The annual and hourly salary statistics of dental hygienists in North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of dental hygienists in North Georgia nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$56,830|
|25th Percentile Wage||$63,930|
|50th Percentile Wage||$71,030|
|75th Percentile Wage||$78,290|
|90th Percentile Wage||$83,260|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $56,830.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of dental hygienists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $71,030 in North Georgia nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for dental hygienists in state of Georgia. In comparison, the annual salary of dental hygienists in North Georgia nonmetropolitan area is 2.0 percent (2.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta and 30.0 percent (30.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Athens-Clarke County.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta|| |
|North Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|East Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Warner Robins|| |
|Hinesville-Fort Stewart|| |
|Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|South Georgia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Athens-Clarke County|| |