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
$46,660
25th Percentile Wage
$55,540
50th Percentile Wage
$64,900
75th Percentile Wage
$80,430
90th Percentile Wage
$98,100

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 $98,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid dental hygienists is $46,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of dental hygienists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,900
2.47% 9.82%
2016
$63,300
3.18% -
2015
$61,290
1.22% -
2014
$60,540
2.36% -
2013
$59,110
0.98% -
2012
$58,530
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Compare Dental Hygienists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of dental hygienists in ten 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 $72,770. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges (including private, state, and local government schools) industry (annual salary $57,080). 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
$72,770
Educational Services - Privately owned
$72,330
Educational Services - Local government owned
$66,510
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$65,140
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$65,130
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$65,090
Educational Services
$64,900
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$62,270
Educational Services - State government owned
$62,200
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$57,080

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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