Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for dental hygienists in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dental hygienists amongst Maine 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Dental Hygienists in Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,900
25th Percentile Wage
$55,220
50th Percentile Wage
$60,600
75th Percentile Wage
$69,100
90th Percentile Wage
$77,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.95
25th Percentile Wage
$26.55
50th Percentile Wage
$29.13
75th Percentile Wage
$33.22
90th Percentile Wage
$37.40

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dental hygienists in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.40. The median hourly salary is $29.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.95.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dental hygienists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,600-2.62%-11.30%
201562,190-2.60%-
201463,810-3.26%-
201365,890-2.37%-
201267,450--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Maine ranges from $58,320 to $71,150. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Maine is Lewiston-Auburn with a median annual salary of $71,150. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Bangor (mean annual salary $64,150). The lowest paying area is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lewiston-Auburn
$71,150
Bangor
$64,150
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$61,720
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$59,580
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$58,320



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