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 among Oregon 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 Oregon

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,420
25th Percentile Wage
$73,350
50th Percentile Wage
$83,050
75th Percentile Wage
$94,390
90th Percentile Wage
$101,220

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 $101,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $67,420.

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
$83,050
5.72% 2.52%
2016
$78,300
2.13% -
2015
$76,630
-0.07% -
2014
$76,680
-6.25% -
2013
$81,470
0.63% -
2012
$80,960
- -

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 $74,380 to $92,720. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Oregon is Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $92,720. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Corvallis (mean annual salary $89,160). The lowest paying area is Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$92,720
Corvallis
$89,160
Medford
$88,440
Bend
$87,990
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$83,450
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$81,000
Eugene-Springfield
$76,750
Salem
$75,340
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$74,380




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