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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of dental hygienists in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of dental hygienists in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Dental Hygienists in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,680
25th Percentile Wage
$87,140
50th Percentile Wage
$103,380
75th Percentile Wage
$114,090
90th Percentile Wage
$120,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of dental hygienists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$103,380
0.39% 0.30%
2013
$102,980
-0.09% -
2012
$103,070
- -

Table 3. Compare Dental Hygienists Salary in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $103,380 in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana is in the middle of salary range for dental hygienists in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of dental hygienists in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana is 10.3 percent (10.3%) lower than that in the highest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City and 24.7 percent (24.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Madera-Chowchilla.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$115,310
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$112,700
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$112,150
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$110,160
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$109,850
Modesto
$108,100
Merced
$103,600
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$103,380
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$101,170
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$101,000
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$100,520
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$99,510
Napa
$98,780
Vallejo-Fairfield
$98,460
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$98,110
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$97,570
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$97,400
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$97,040
Chico
$96,640
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$95,050
Bakersfield-Delano
$94,050
Stockton
$93,690
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$93,000
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$92,760
Redding
$92,050
Salinas
$91,630
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$91,080
Fresno
$90,760
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$88,520
Yuba City
$86,570
Visalia-Porterville
$85,510
Hanford-Corcoran
$80,700
Madera-Chowchilla
$77,820



See also: Top paying jobs in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California.