Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Nevada

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,220
25th Percentile Wage
$73,740
50th Percentile Wage
$88,480
75th Percentile Wage
$96,890
90th Percentile Wage
$101,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Nevada in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,220.

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
$88,480
-1.36% -2.79%
2016
$89,680
0.64% -
2015
$89,110
-0.88% -
2014
$89,890
3.80% -
2013
$86,470
-5.18% -
2012
$90,950
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Nevada cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Nevada ranges from $79,740 to $93,410. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Nevada is Reno-Sparks with a median annual salary of $93,410. The second highest paying city/area in Nevada State is Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $92,770). The lowest paying area is Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $79,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Reno-Sparks
$93,410
Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$92,770
Carson City
$91,400
Las Vegas-Paradise
$86,130
Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$79,740




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