Dental Hygienist Salary In Richmond Va

The average dental hygienist salary in Richmond, VA is $37,500. The median salary for dental hygienists in the United States is $70,000. The average hourly wage for dental hygienists in Richmond is $21.49.

The average salary for a dental hygienist in Richmond, VA is $71,700 per year, with the top 10% earning over $102,000.

The majority of dental hygienists in Richmond earn between $50,000 and $70,000 per year.

This article gives you the information you need to determine how much a dental hygienist in Richmond, VA should be paid.

The median annual wage for dental hygienists was $71,310 in May 2015. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $50,710, and the top 10 percent earned more than $99,990.

Dental hygienists typically need an associate’s degree in dental hygiene and state licensure as a dental hygienist. Experience also plays a large part in determining how much they earn.

Dental Hygienist Salary In Richmond Va

How much does a Dental Hygienist make in Richmond, VA?

Average base salary

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The average salary for a dental hygienist is $41.97 per hour in Richmond, VA. 65 salaries reported, updated at July 7, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Richmond, VA

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year$37.06
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years$50.17

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Top companies for Dental Hygienists in Richmond, VA

  1. Fox Creek Family Dental3.816 reviews9 salaries reported$61.98per hour
  2. Western Dental Services2.9620 reviews20 salaries reported$57.38per hour
  3. Dental Connections4.76 reviews24 salaries reported$56.79per hour
  4. Advanced Dentistry3.115 reviews52 salaries reported$54.44per hour
  5. Ideal Dental2.620 reviews20 salaries reported$53.58per hour

Highest paying cities for Dental Hygienists near Richmond, VA

  1. Alexandria, VA$43.89 per hour57 salaries reported
  2. Ashburn, VA$43.32 per hour64 salaries reported
  3. Richmond, VA$41.97 per hour65 salaries reported
  1. Charlottesville, VA$40.37 per hour33 salaries reported
  2. Virginia Beach, VA$38.84 per hour41 salaries reported
  3. Woodbridge, VA$38.66 per hour39 salaries reported
  1. Hampton, VA$37.85 per hour35 salaries reported
  2. Gainesville, VA$37.06 per hour11 salaries reported
  3. Roanoke, VA$37.05 per hour15 salaries reported

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Where can a Dental Hygienist earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Dental Hygienists

Most recommended license

Chiropractic Licenseearn +19.10% more

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 50.00% since 2018. Dental Hygienists with this license earn +19.10% more than the average base salary, which is $41.97 per hour.20132014201520162017201820192020

Job Trend

YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
20132increase by 2
20146increase by 200.00%
201518increase by 200.00%
201630increase by 66.67%
201740increase by 33.33%
201832decrease by 20.00%
201916decrease by 50.00%

Top companies hiring Dental Hygienists on Indeed

Aspen DentalHeavenly Hands Family DentistryVirginia Family DentistryJohn Kittrell DDSMorrison Dental Group

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Top specialties

Primary Care


More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Salaries by qualificationsLicensesSpecialties

Top LicensesSalaryJob openingsCompanies
Chiropractic License+19.10%4 jobs4
Registered Dental Hygienist+3.04%2,711 jobs4,701

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Most common benefits for Dental Hygienists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Uniform allowance
  • Vision insurance

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