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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of dental hygienists in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of dental hygienists in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta 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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,490
25th Percentile Wage
$63,700
50th Percentile Wage
$72,480
75th Percentile Wage
$80,250
90th Percentile Wage
$91,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $40,490.

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
$72,480
1.35% -2.03%
2016
$71,500
1.15% -
2015
$70,680
2.73% -
2014
$68,750
1.77% -
2013
$67,530
-9.51% -
2012
$73,950
- -

Table 3. Compare Dental Hygienists Salary in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $72,480, Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is the highest paying city for dental hygienists in state of Georgia, followed by Dalton (median annual salary $71,300). In comparison, the median annual salary of dental hygienists in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is 1.6 percent (1.6%) higher than that in Dalton.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$72,480
Dalton
$71,300
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$71,030
Rome
$65,750
Gainesville
$61,180
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$60,320
Brunswick
$59,830
Warner Robins
$59,500
Columbus
$58,570
Savannah
$57,860
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$56,090
Valdosta
$55,930
Albany
$53,830
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$53,090
Macon
$53,040
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$50,290
Athens-Clarke County
$49,740



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