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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,460
25th Percentile Wage
$66,630
50th Percentile Wage
$73,330
75th Percentile Wage
$80,180
90th Percentile Wage
$93,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,460.

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
$73,330
2.75% 6.25%
2016
$71,310
2.01% -
2015
$69,880
0.46% -
2014
$69,560
1.14% -
2013
$68,770
0.03% -
2012
$68,750
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Montana ranges from $66,960 to $76,750. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Montana is Billings with a median annual salary of $76,750. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Great Falls (mean annual salary $74,220). The lowest paying area is Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $66,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Billings
$76,750
Great Falls
$74,220
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$72,870
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$72,770
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$72,390
Missoula
$69,590
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$66,960




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