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Dental Hygienist Pay in Minnesota – MN

Dental hygienists in Minnesota are paid slightly above the national average pay of dental hygienists. The BLS reported in 2008 that the national annual salary for dental hygienists was $66,950, while the dental hygienist salary in Minnesota was $68,020. Job salaries also vary greatly in Minnesota depending on the geographic location. Dental hygienists are often paid hourly, instead of an annual salary, and according the BLS hourly pay in Minnesota ranges from $26.56 to $39.35. Below are the average salaries for current job openings for dental hygienists in the ten largest cities in Minnesota.

Minneapolis – $59,000
St. Paul – $60,000
Rochester – $54,000
Duluth – $57,000
Bloomington – $60,000
Plymouth – $60,000
Brooklyn Park – $60,000
St. Cloud – $48,000
Eagan – $60,000
Coon Rapids - $60,000

Minnesota Dental Hygienists’ Association

The mission of the Minnesota Dental Hygienists’ Association is “to improve the public’s total health” and “to advance the art and science of dental hygiene by increasing the awareness of and ensuring access to quality oral health care, promoting the highest standard of dental hygiene education, licensure and practice, and representing and promoting the interests of dental hygiene.”

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