Dental Hygienists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of dental hygienists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare dental hygienists salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Dental Hygienists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,780
25th Percentile Wage
$54,280
50th Percentile Wage
$63,300
75th Percentile Wage
$79,470
90th Percentile Wage
$97,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) dental hygienists is $97,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid dental hygienists is $43,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dental hygienists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,3003.18%7.54%
201561,2901.22%-
201460,5402.36%-
201359,1100.98%-
201258,530--

Compare Dental Hygienists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of dental hygienists in nine industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for dental hygienists occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $71,970. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $61,270). For detailed dental hygienists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$71,970
Educational Services - Privately owned
$71,430
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$63,480
Educational Services
$63,300
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$62,980
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$61,810
Educational Services - Local government owned
$61,690
Educational Services - State government owned
$61,290
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$61,270

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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