Dental Hygienist Pay in Maryland - MD
Maryland dental hygienists are paid well above the national average of $66,950. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average dental hygienist salary in Maryland was $70,120 in 2008. The figures shown below, found at indeed.com, are for current advertised positions in some of Maryland’s largest cities.
Maryland - $72,000
Baltimore – $69,000
Bowie - $79,000
Frederick - $71,000
Gaithersburg – $80,000
Rockville – $79,000
Maryland Dental Hygienists’ Association
The Maryland Dental Hygienists’ Association is the only member-based organization in the state open to specifically dental hygienist. No member organizations currently exist for dental assistants. The Dental Hygienists’ Association is a group of “professionals promoting total health through quality oral health care.” Members are kept up-to-date on advances in legislature concerning their occupation as well as continuing education and job opportunities.