Dental Hygienists State Salary

The United States has a wide range of average salaries for Dental Hygienists. Each state is unique.  The range is as low as $22.37 in Alabama to a high of $45.16 in the District of Columbia.  A number of factors contribute to the average hourly pay of a Dental Hygienist. 

Some typical factors include: 

Supply and demand 
Union representation (States that have higher union activity earn an average of 20% more in pay and benefits for all employees)

Cost of living 
Healthcare re-imbursement rates 

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STATE TOTAL EMPLOYED HOURLY ANNUAL 
Alabama 2,590 22.37 46,530
Alaska 520 35.34 73,500
Arizona 3,650 39.05 81,220
Arkansas 1,350 29.34 61,030
California 21,930 45.15 93,920
Colorado 3,980 37.07 77,110
Connecticut 3,840 38.56 80,210
Delaware 660 35.28 73,370
District of Columbia 490 45.16 93,940
Florida 10,000 29.38 61,110
Georgia 5,130 29.94 62,270
Hawaii 960 34.27 71,280
Idaho 1,140 34.64 72,060
Illinois 7,810 31.76 66,060
Indiana 4,860 31.27 65,040
Iowa 2,270 32.31 67,190
Kansas 1,700 32.46 67,510
Kentucky 1,980 27.14 56,450
Louisiana 1,760 28.81 59,930
Maine 1,030 32.56 67,730
Maryland 2,770 38.70 80,490
Massachusetts 5,700 38.29 79,630
Michigan 9,680 28.99 60,300
Minnesota 4,530 33.71 70,120
Mississippi 1,060 24.16 50,240
Missouri 2,820 33.77 70,250


STATE TOTAL EMPLOYED HOURLY ANNUAL
Montana 650 32.46 67,510
Nebraska 1,250 30.39 63,200
Nevada 1,440 41.28 85,850
New Hampshire 1,250 37.83 78,680
New Jersey 5,580 38.68 80,460
New Mexico 910 33.94 70,600
New York 9,850 32.43 67,450
North Carolina 5,910 31.91 66,360
North Dakota 580 30.04 62,490
Ohio 7,610 31.23 64,960
Oklahoma 1,940 29.73 61,830
Oregon 3,600 38.29 79,650
Pennsylvania 8,810 29.30 60,940
Rhode Island 1,050 34.14 71,000
South Carolina 2,340 26.47 55,070
South Dakota 490 29.05 60,420
Tennessee 3,410 30.12 62,640
Texas 12,590 34.14 71,010
Utah 2,230 32.68 67,970
Vermont 570 32.47 67,530
Virginia 4,240 38.09 79,230
Washington 5,640 44.52 92,610
West Virginia 1,110 24.76 51,510
Wisconsin 4,620 30.01 62,420
Wyoming 450 32.40 67,400