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Best states for a Dental Hygienist

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Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Dental Hygienists in America is $87,000.

To do that, we looked at the most recent data we have available for the following criteria -- average annual wages, and availability of jobs for Dental Hygienists.

Washington is the best state, and Anchorage is the city with the highest pay for Dental Hygienists.

The 10 Best States in America For Dental Hygienists in 2019

  1. Washington
  2. Alaska
  3. Colorado
  4. Oregon
  5. Arizona
  6. Nevada
  7. California
  8. Oklahoma
  9. New Hampshire
  10. Maryland
  • (143 jobs)
  • (5 jobs)
  • (83 jobs)
  • (44 jobs)
  • (34 jobs)
  • (11 jobs)
  • (153 jobs)
  • (28 jobs)
  • (14 jobs)
  • (31 jobs)

After looking at the our most recent data, we found that Washington is the best state for Dental Hygienists.

Ready to check out the list? See below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Dental Hygienists in 2019

1. Washington

Total Dental Hygienist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
143 $78,876 $64,000 $96,000 2.56
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Dental Hygienist Jobs in Washington

2. Alaska

Total Dental Hygienist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
5 $98,796 $81,000 $120,000 1.43
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Dental Hygienist Jobs in Alaska

3. Colorado

Total Dental Hygienist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
83 $73,538 $60,000 $89,000 1.86
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Dental Hygienist Jobs in Colorado

4. Oregon

Total Dental Hygienist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
44 $72,712 $59,000 $88,000 1.79
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Dental Hygienist Jobs in Oregon

5. Arizona

Total Dental Hygienist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
34 $76,125 $62,000 $92,000 0.94
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Dental Hygienist Jobs in Arizona

6. Nevada

Total Dental Hygienist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
11 $74,383 $60,000 $90,000 0.81
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Dental Hygienist Jobs in Nevada

7. California

Total Dental Hygienist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
153 $86,695 $71,000 $105,000 0.62
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Dental Hygienist Jobs in California

8. Oklahoma

Total Dental Hygienist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
28 $65,242 $53,000 $79,000 1.67
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Dental Hygienist Jobs in Oklahoma

9. New Hampshire

Total Dental Hygienist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
14 $66,033 $54,000 $80,000 1.18
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Dental Hygienist Jobs in New Hampshire

10. Maryland

Total Dental Hygienist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
31 $75,396 $61,000 $91,000 0.69
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Dental Hygienist Jobs in Maryland

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Dental Hygienist

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Dental Hygienist

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