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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in South Dakota

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,110
25th Percentile Wage
$54,150
50th Percentile Wage
$63,240
75th Percentile Wage
$72,500
90th Percentile Wage
$78,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,110.

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
$63,240
9.25% 10.50%
2016
$57,390
-0.70% -
2015
$57,790
-1.94% -
2014
$58,910
-2.92% -
2013
$60,630
6.65% -
2012
$56,600
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dental Hygienists in South Dakota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some South Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of South Dakota ranges from $56,690 to $73,520. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in South Dakota is Sioux City with a median annual salary of $73,520. The second highest paying city/area in South Dakota State is Sioux Falls (mean annual salary $65,630). The lowest paying area is Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sioux City
$73,520
Sioux Falls
$65,630
Rapid City
$65,320
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$64,390
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$56,690




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