Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Oregon

The average annual and hourly salaries for dental hygienists in the state of Oregon are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dental hygienists amongst Oregon 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Dental Hygienists in Oregon

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,080
25th Percentile Wage
$70,660
50th Percentile Wage
$78,300
75th Percentile Wage
$89,330
90th Percentile Wage
$98,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $66,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.77
25th Percentile Wage
$33.97
50th Percentile Wage
$37.64
75th Percentile Wage
$42.95
90th Percentile Wage
$47.37

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dental hygienists in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.37. The median hourly salary is $37.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.77.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dental hygienists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201678,3002.13%-3.40%
201576,630-0.07%-
201476,680-6.25%-
201381,4700.63%-
201280,960--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Oregon ranges from $75,060 to $88,640. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Oregon is Corvallis with a median annual salary of $88,640. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Medford (mean annual salary $87,160). The lowest paying area is Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $75,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Corvallis
$88,640
Medford
$87,160
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$83,500
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$83,080
Eugene-Springfield
$82,210
Bend
$80,500
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$78,150
Salem
$77,150
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$75,060


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