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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine

The annual and hourly salary statistics of dental hygienists in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of dental hygienists in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Dental Hygienists in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,840
25th Percentile Wage
$55,880
50th Percentile Wage
$60,950
75th Percentile Wage
$68,090
90th Percentile Wage
$79,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,840.

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
$60,950
-1.26% -14.03%
2016
$61,720
-7.05% -
2015
$66,070
-3.68% -
2014
$68,500
-2.18% -
2013
$69,990
0.70% -
2012
$69,500
- -

Table 3. Compare Dental Hygienists Salary in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with Other Maine Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $60,950 in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford is in the middle of salary range for dental hygienists in state of Maine. In comparison, the annual salary of dental hygienists in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford is 11.2 percent (11.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Lewiston-Auburn and 5.4 percent (5.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lewiston-Auburn
$68,610
Bangor
$66,150
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$60,950
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$59,940
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$57,650



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