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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for dental hygienists in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dental hygienists among Georgia areas 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,550
25th Percentile Wage
$53,370
50th Percentile Wage
$67,610
75th Percentile Wage
$77,200
90th Percentile Wage
$85,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,550.

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
$67,610
0.47% 1.72%
2016
$67,290
4.44% -
2015
$64,300
0.39% -
2014
$64,050
2.67% -
2013
$62,340
-6.59% -
2012
$66,450
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Georgia ranges from $49,740 to $72,480. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $72,480. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Dalton (mean annual salary $71,300). The lowest paying area is Athens-Clarke County with a median annual salary of $49,740.

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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