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Dental Hygienist Salary in Georgia (GA)

Georgia ranks 43rd in the nation with regard to how much it pays its dental hygienists. These medical professionals earn an average of $28.61 per hour, which translates into $59,504.12 in a year. This is approximately $7,500 lower than the national average. It is possible that this is a result of lower salaries overall in Georgia. If salaries in all or most other industries are lower, it would be logical to expect salaries for dental hygienists to be lower than the national average, as well.

5,070 dental hygienists work in Georgia. This is the 15th highest employment rate in the country for hygienists, close to the same rate as Massachusetts and North Carolina. So if you are searching for a job as a dental hygienist, Georgia would be a good state to look in. For every one thousand jobs in Georgia, there are 21.738 dental hygienists. This employment concentration is 4.748 higher than the national average of 16.99 dental hygienists per thousand jobs.

Dental Hygienist Salary in Georgia by City

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The North Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area pays dental hygienists the highest salaries in Georgia ($68,140). This is about $1,000 higher than the national average. On the other hand, the South Georgia Nonmetropolitan Area pays dental hygienists an average salary of $47,570, which is more than $19,000 below the national average of $65,881.57. Other areas in Georgia fall somewhere between these two extremes.

Dental Hygienist Salary in Georgia by City

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To find a job in Georgia with the highest salary, you might look into Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta where the average salary is $72,750, a fair amount higher than the national average salary for dental hygienists. Chattanooga, TN-GA, Dalton, and Gainesville also would be good places for you to look into; their average salaries are right around the national average. The remaining cities in Georgia for which there are data, pay less than the national average, but if the cost of living in that area is lower than in other areas, you still could have a comfortable life in those cities.

One Response to Dental Hygienist Salary in Georgia (GA)

  1. Diamond August 7, 2013 at 10:56 am #

    THANK YOU !!! This Was Much Needed !!

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