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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,980
25th Percentile Wage
$56,540
50th Percentile Wage
$64,170
75th Percentile Wage
$73,510
90th Percentile Wage
$79,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.99
25th Percentile Wage
$27.18
50th Percentile Wage
$30.85
75th Percentile Wage
$35.34
90th Percentile Wage
$38.14

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dental hygienists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.14. The median hourly salary is $30.85. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.99.

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
201664,1700.22%1.78%
201564,0301.28%-
201463,210-1.53%-
201364,1801.79%-
201263,030--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $60,330 to $73,800. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $73,800. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $73,710). The lowest paying area is Appleton with a median annual salary of $60,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$73,800
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$73,710
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$69,100
Eau Claire
$67,760
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$66,660
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$65,670
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$65,330
Madison
$65,300
Fond du Lac
$65,090
La Crosse
$64,660
Janesville
$64,520
Racine
$63,990
Oshkosh-Neenah
$62,970
Green Bay
$62,920
Sheboygan
$62,030
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$61,750
Duluth
$60,740
Wausau
$60,540
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$60,350
Appleton
$60,330



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