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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for dental hygienists in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dental hygienists amongst Florida cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Dental Hygienists in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,040
25th Percentile Wage
$54,330
50th Percentile Wage
$64,880
75th Percentile Wage
$74,700
90th Percentile Wage
$80,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,040.

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
$64,880
0.02% 4.62%
2016
$64,870
-0.63% -
2015
$65,280
0.60% -
2014
$64,890
2.74% -
2013
$63,110
1.95% -
2012
$61,880
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dental Hygienists in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Florida ranges from $40,020 to $77,400. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Florida is Cape Coral-Fort Myers with a median annual salary of $77,400. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville (mean annual salary $71,770). The lowest paying area is Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$77,400
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$71,770
Naples-Marco Island
$71,360
Punta Gorda
$70,680
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$70,210
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$70,120
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$69,580
Port St Lucie
$69,420
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$67,270
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$67,250
Ocala
$66,830
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$65,660
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$64,040
Palm Coast
$63,450
Gainesville
$62,350
Jacksonville
$62,210
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$61,490
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$60,420
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$59,900
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$59,360
Tallahassee
$58,770
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$58,740
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$57,940
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$57,690
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$56,630
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$40,020




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