The annual and hourly salary statistics of dental hygienists in North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of dental hygienists in North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$59,680|
|25th Percentile Wage||$77,110|
|50th Percentile Wage||$87,300|
|75th Percentile Wage||$114,160|
|90th Percentile Wage||$138,420|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $59,680.
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $87,300 in North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for dental hygienists in state of Massachusetts. In comparison, the annual salary of dental hygienists in North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area is 3.8 percent (3.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton and 16.7 percent (16.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying New Bedford.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Barnstable Town|| |
|Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area|| |
|New Bedford|| |