The average dental hygienist salary in Texas is $30.91 (hourly) and $64,293 (annually), which falls right in the middle of the pack compared to other states. Texas has around 15,630 Dental Hygienist employed in Texas making it the 4th highest in the nation, only surpassed by California, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. In terms of employment concentration, texas ranks as one of the lowest averaging to about1.03 dental hygienist for every 1000 jobs. While this may look like a concern, it is merely because of how diverse Texas is.
The Houston/Sugar Land/Baytown and Dallas/Plano/Irving areas actually have the fourth and seventh highest employment levels respectively in the country. The Eastern Texas non-metropolitan area is the fourth highest employment level in a United States non-metropolitan area.
The Laredo region of texas is the most generous, paying out around $91,880 a year and $44.10 an hour. Immediately followed by Sherman Oaks at $84,340 a year and $40.79 an hour. Following that is capitol city Austin/Round Rock at $81,670 and 39.26 an hour. On the other end of the spectrum, Victoria and Beaumont TX was the least generous with $47,660 and $48,9750 a year or $22.91 and $23.54 an hour.
Dental Hygienist Salary in Texas by City
Dental Hygienist Salary in Texas by Area
Top paying areas in Texas for Dental Hygienists:
The Dallas-Plano-Iriving, TX Metro Division is your best if you are searching for the most generous salaries in Texas. The particular area pays a high annual wage of $77,330, which is above the national average.