Dental Hygienist Pay in Kansas - KS
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average dental hygienist salary in Kansas is almost $65,000 annually. Their hourly wage averages around $31 but can vary anywhere from $21 to $40. Hourly rates are often based on experience, job duties, and geographic location. Many dental hygienists work part-time, flexible hours, or even on a commission-based scale. The average earnings for dental hygienists in the United States, as reported by the BLS, are $66,950 annually and $32.19 hourly. Below is a list of the five largest cities in Kansas and the current average salaries for dental hygienist job openings there, as found at indeed.com.
Kansas City – $57,000
Olathe – $56,000
Overland Park – $56,000
Topeka – $61,000
Wichita – $68,000
Kansas Dental Hygienist Associations
The state of Kansas really just has one organization specific to dental hygienists and that is the Kansas Dental Hygienists’ Association, which is the state affiliation of the National Dental Hygienists’ Association.