The annual and hourly salary statistics of dental hygienists in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of dental hygienists in Baltimore-Towson 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||$67,140|
|25th Percentile Wage||$83,800|
|50th Percentile Wage||$90,850|
|75th Percentile Wage||$97,750|
|90th Percentile Wage||$101,890|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $67,140.
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 with a median annual salary of $90,850, Baltimore-Towson is the highest paying city for dental hygienists in state of Maryland, followed by St Marys County (median annual salary $87,530). In comparison, the median annual salary of dental hygienists in Baltimore-Towson is 3.7 percent (3.7%) higher than that in St Marys County.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|St Marys County|| |
|Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area|| |