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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of dental hygienists in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of dental hygienists in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 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 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,340
25th Percentile Wage
$93,860
50th Percentile Wage
$112,150
75th Percentile Wage
$125,460
90th Percentile Wage
$135,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $135,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $69,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of dental hygienists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$112,150
10.12% 7.00%
2016
$100,800
2.95% -
2015
$97,830
2.67% -
2014
$95,220
-6.97% -
2013
$101,860
-2.40% -
2012
$104,300
- -

Table 3. Compare Dental Hygienists Salary in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $112,150 in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is in the middle of salary range for dental hygienists in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of dental hygienists in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is 2.7 percent (2.7%) lower than that in the highest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City and 30.6 percent (30.6%) 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



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