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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Minnesota

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,720
25th Percentile Wage
$65,500
50th Percentile Wage
$72,870
75th Percentile Wage
$80,270
90th Percentile Wage
$92,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,720.

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
$72,870
0.82% 5.35%
2016
$72,270
0.47% -
2015
$71,930
1.14% -
2014
$71,110
0.94% -
2013
$70,440
2.09% -
2012
$68,970
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Minnesota ranges from $62,750 to $74,460. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Minnesota is St Cloud with a median annual salary of $74,460. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $73,390). The lowest paying area is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Cloud
$74,460
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$73,390
Rochester
$72,620
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$72,470
Mankato-North Mankato
$69,540
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$66,610
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$62,750




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