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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,670
25th Percentile Wage
$83,910
50th Percentile Wage
$92,600
75th Percentile Wage
$101,270
90th Percentile Wage
$115,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $69,670.

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
$92,600
0.28% 2.59%
2016
$92,340
1.64% -
2015
$90,830
-0.43% -
2014
$91,220
-0.81% -
2013
$91,960
1.91% -
2012
$90,200
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Washington ranges from $77,730 to $100,500. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Washington is Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $100,500. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Olympia (mean annual salary $96,730). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $77,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$100,500
Olympia
$96,730
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$95,100
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$94,520
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$93,670
Bremerton-Silverdale
$93,570
Longview
$92,550
Bellingham
$92,270
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$92,230
Tacoma
$91,230
Yakima
$90,680
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$90,470
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$89,930
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$89,220
Spokane
$85,490
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$83,970
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$82,310
Lewiston
$77,730




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