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Dental Hygienist Pay in South Carolina – SC

The BLS reported the average annual dental hygienist salary in South Carolina in 2008 was $53,510. This number is a little lower than the national average. However, current job listings in South Carolina appear to be much higher than $53,000. In addition, the location a dental hygienist works also determines their pay. While the largest percent of dental hygienist work in dental offices, they are paid the least. Dental hygienist employed at hospitals and medical care centers are paid slightly higher. See the list below for the current averages of jobs advertised on indeed.com for dental hygienist in South Carolina’s largest cities.

National - $69,000
South Carolina - $70,000
Columbia – $57,000
Charleston – $58,000
North Charleston – $58,000
Rock Hill – $59,000
Mount Pleasant – $62,000
Greenville – $59,000

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