North Dakota is ranked 42nd in the nation for its average salary for dental hygienists. The annual salary is $59,560, and the average hourly wage is $28.63. This is roughly $7,000 dollars below the national average for dental hygienists. North Dakota employs 330 of these healthcare professionals, which puts them in 49th place in the nation. The national employment concentration is 16.99 dental hygienists per one thousand jobs, and in North Dakota it is 6.997, a difference of 9.993.
Dental Hygienist Salary in North Dakota by City
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The average salary in Bismarck is $66,340 (annually) and $31.89 (hourly). This is roughly the same as the national average. If you find a job in this city, you likely would have a comfortable lifestyle.
Dental Hygienist Salary in North Dakota by Area
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The four main regions in North Dakota have average salaries that range from about $55,000 to almost $61,000. East Central North Dakota’s average salary is the lowest ($54,760), and the region with the highest average salary is the Far Western North Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area ($60,810). If you are searching for a higher paying job, you probably would start with the Far Western North region.