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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,470
25th Percentile Wage
$52,310
50th Percentile Wage
$58,080
75th Percentile Wage
$64,100
90th Percentile Wage
$74,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,470.

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
$58,080
-0.05% 11.54%
2016
$58,110
4.41% -
2015
$55,550
2.25% -
2014
$54,300
4.92% -
2013
$51,630
0.48% -
2012
$51,380
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Mississippi ranges from $53,120 to $64,470. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $64,470. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $63,210). The lowest paying area is Pascagoula with a median annual salary of $53,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$64,470
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$63,210
Jackson
$59,030
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$56,970
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$56,670
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$56,200
Hattiesburg
$54,990
Pascagoula
$53,120




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