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Dental Hygienist Salaries in Florida - FL

According to the Florida Area Health Education Centers Network, in 2009 the average Dental Hygienist salary in Florida was $28.97. However, for experienced hygienists, it is not uncommon to earn $41/hour and higher. The Florida Agency for Workforce Development estimates there to be 370 job openings per year for hygienists in Florida. According to the Florida Area Health Education Centers Network, there were 9,911 hygienists employed in Florida in 2006 and there is projected to be 13,017 employed in 2014, which is an annual growth rate of 3.9 percent. This is much greater than the growth rate of other professions, including health related jobs. Such a great increase in hygienist jobs is mainly due to an increased need for dental care and an awareness of the benefits of preventative dental care.

The following specific dental hygienist salary information by city was gathered by www.indeed.com .

National Average: $60,000
State of Florida: $57,000
Boca Raton, Florida: $55,000
Clearwater Beach, Florida: $53,000
Daytona Beach, Florida: $53,000
Destin, Florida: $51,000
Fort Lauderdale, Florida: $57,000
Jacksonville, Florida: $55,000
Key West, Florida: $54,000
Miami, Florida: $57,000
Naples, Florida: $54,000
Orlando, Florida: $52,000
Palm Beach, Florida: $56,000
Panama City Beach, Florida: $51,000
Pensacola, Florida: $57,000
St. Petersburg, Florida: $53,000
Sarasota, Florida: $52,000
Tallahassee, Florida: $56,000
Tampa, Florida: $53,000

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