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Dental Hygienists Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for dental hygienists in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dental hygienists amongst West Virginia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,340
25th Percentile Wage
$45,770
50th Percentile Wage
$54,640
75th Percentile Wage
$62,150
90th Percentile Wage
$73,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,340.

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
$54,640
-0.22% 7.27%
2016
$54,760
-0.18% -
2015
$54,860
0.49% -
2014
$54,590
5.70% -
2013
$51,480
1.57% -
2012
$50,670
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dental Hygienists in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of West Virginia ranges from $47,520 to $95,610. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $95,610. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Winchester (mean annual salary $77,900). The lowest paying area is Steubenville-Weirton with a median annual salary of $47,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$95,610
Winchester
$77,900
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$71,470
Morgantown
$57,930
Cumberland
$56,650
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$56,410
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$55,860
Huntington-Ashland
$55,290
Charleston
$54,800
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$50,970
Wheeling
$50,040
Steubenville-Weirton
$47,520




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