Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Iowa

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,180
25th Percentile Wage
$60,810
50th Percentile Wage
$69,650
75th Percentile Wage
$76,910
90th Percentile Wage
$81,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,180.

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
$69,650
-0.85% 3.14%
2016
$70,240
0.85% -
2015
$69,640
1.48% -
2014
$68,610
0.86% -
2013
$68,020
0.82% -
2012
$67,460
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Iowa ranges from $58,620 to $73,100. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Iowa is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $73,100. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $72,670). The lowest paying area is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $58,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cedar Rapids
$73,100
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$72,670
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$71,560
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$71,360
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$70,120
Ames
$69,670
Iowa City
$69,650
Dubuque
$67,860
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$64,280
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$59,440
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$58,620




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