New York pays its dental hygienists about $7,000 less than the national average salary of $70,700. The state’s average hourly wage is $30.01; its average annual salary is $62,419.41.
New York’s average salary is very similar to North Carolina, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Indiana. Ranked 8th in the country for the number of dental hygienists it employs, New York has 10,610 of these professionals statewide. There are 25.338 dental hygienists per one thousand jobs in New York. This is 8.348 higher than the country’s employment concentration of 16.99.
Dental Hygienist Salary in New York by City
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New York, New York pays the most in terms of pay ($37.70 an hour or $78,420) , but also have one of the highest cost of living.In Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, you can earn an average annual salary of $74,320, which is about $7,000 above the national average and roughly $12,000 above New York’s average annual salary. This would be a great place to work as a dental hygienist. Kingston ($67,780) and Syracuse ($66,960) also would be good cities for seeking a job in. Buffalo-Niagara Falls has the lowest average annual salary in New York, quite a bit lower than the other cities in the state. The average annual salary here is $51,540.
Dental Hygienist Salary in New York by Area
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The different regions of New York vary widely in their average salaries for dental hygienists. New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division has a high average annual salary of $80,830. Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division has the second highest average annual salary at $71,990, so it also would be a good region of New York to look for a job in. The region with the lowest average annual salary is the Southwest New York Nonmetropolitan Area ($55,340).