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Dental Hygienist Salaries in Hawaii - HI

Hawaii dental hygienist salaries are around $65,000 annually. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports the annual income of a dental hygienist in the United States is $66,950. Dental hygiene is a flexible field, offering many part-time schedules so comparing hourly rates might be more accurate. The BLS reports the annual hourly wage of dental hygienist in the country to be $32.19 while the state of Hawaii reports $31.39. Hourly rates in Hawaii have been reported to be as high as $40.61. Below are the average annual salaries for job listings posted on indeed.com for the five largest cities in the state.

Honolulu - $55,000
Hilo - $61,000
Kailua - $55,000
Kaneohe - $55,000
Waipahu - $55,000

www.bls.gov
www.indeed.com

Hawaii Dental Hygienists’ Association

The only state specific dental organization open to dental hygienists is the the Hawaii Dental Hygienists’ Association. All licensed dental hygienists in Hawaii are invited to join. Their mission, as seen on their website is, “to advance the art and science of dental hygiene by ensuring access to quality health care” and “to increase awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention through promoting the highest dental hygiene standards for education, licensure, practice, and research.”

www.hdha.org

Dental Hygienist Schools