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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,270
25th Percentile Wage
$78,630
50th Percentile Wage
$88,280
75th Percentile Wage
$96,350
90th Percentile Wage
$101,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $67,270.

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
$88,280
1.33% 6.15%
2016
$87,110
1.81% -
2015
$85,530
1.58% -
2014
$84,180
1.20% -
2013
$83,170
0.38% -
2012
$82,850
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dental Hygienists in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of New Jersey ranges from $75,850 to $89,620. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in New Jersey is Ocean City with a median annual salary of $89,620. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Atlantic City-Hammonton (mean annual salary $87,410). The lowest paying area is Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton with a median annual salary of $75,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ocean City
$89,620
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$87,410
Trenton-Ewing
$84,330
Camden
$80,880
Edison-New Brunswick
$79,840
Wilmington
$77,220
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$75,850




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