Dental hygienists in Arizona are paid an average annual salary of $75,521.25, or $36.31 per hour. At this rate, Arizona hygienists earn $8,500 more than the national average for dental hygienists, and the state ranks 11th in the nation for the wages it pays these medical professionals. 3,400 individuals are employed as hygienists in Arizona. There are 11.267 dental hygienists per one thousand jobs. This is slightly lower than the national job concentration of 16.99, although not significantly lower.
Dental Hygienist Salary in Arizona by City
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To find the city with the highest salary in Arizona, you would go to Flagstaff where you can earn $81,630 per year. Another good choice is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, with an average annual salary of $81,470. Tucson and Yuma also are good possibilities, both still well above the national average for dental hygienists’ salaries.
Dental Hygienist Salary in Arizona by Area[
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Both North Arizona and Southeast Arizona Nonmetropolitan Areas are good areas to work in as a dental hygienist. The average salaries are $79,250 and $66,930, respectively, the first of which is above the national average. However, if you want the best paying job you would want to look in the North Arizona Nonmetropolitan Area.