Dental Hygienist Salaries in Delaware - DE

Dental hygienists across the country are paid relatively well, especially considering that their education is minimal to what most careers in a medical field require. Delaware dental hygienist salaries average $67,540 annually. This is slightly above the national average of $66,950, according to the BLS. Hourly wages range from $23 to $39 an hour for dental hygienists in Delaware. Since many dental hygienists work on a part- time basis or on a commission based scale, it may be more accurate to consider the hourly wage versus the annual salary. Below are the average salaries for jobs currently open in the five largest cities in Delaware as listed on indeed.com and the average salaries for jobs open across the state of Delaware and nationally. There are currently around 500 dental hygienists practicing in Delaware, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

National - $73,000
Delaware - $70,000
Wilmington – $70,000
Dover – $62,000
Newark – $67,000
Pike Creek – $64,000
Bear – $61,000

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