New Hampshire has a relatively high average salary for its dental hygienists, putting it in 15th place in the United States. The annual salary is $73,931.67, and the average hourly wage is $35.54. New Hampshire also is ranked the 15th highest employer of dental hygienists in the country. 4,780 hygienists are employed across the state, placing New Hampshire between Georgia and Connecticut in terms of number of hygienists employed. There are 10.664 dental hygienists per one thousand jobs in New Hampshire. This is 6.326 below the national average.
Dental Hygienist Salary in New Hampshire by Area
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Most of the regions in New Hampshire have average salaries in the $70,000’s to $80,000’s for dental hygienists. The region with the highest average salary is the Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division where dental hygienists can earn an average of $83,480 each year. The Northern New Hampshire Nonmetropolitan Area has the lowest average annual salary, which is $70,340. The remaining regions range from about $72,000 to $83,000. Based on this information, if you are looking for a job in New Hampshire, any of the major regions would provide a salary above the national average.
Dental Hygienist Salary in New Hampshire by City
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Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH and Manchester are excellent cities to work in as dental hygienists. The average salaries are $79,830 and $69,180 respectively.