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Dental Hygienist Salary
in Delaware, United States

$72,564 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dental Hygienist is $72,564 a year and $35 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Dental Hygienist is between $51,896 and $89,618. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Dental Hygienist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Treats and aids patient in prevention of dental disease.
  • Cleanses calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums, using dental instruments.
  • Identifies swelling or tenderness that could indicate presence of oral cancer upon examination of lymph nodes under patient's chin.
  • Feels and visually analyzes gums for sores and signs of disease.
  • Examines gums, using probes, to locate periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
  • Applies fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to arrest dental decay.
  • Charts conditions of decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentist.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Dental Hygienist Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Dental Hygienist RDH
Aug 25
Greenville, DE, USA
Dental Hygienist------ we are looking for a hygienist available to work 2 Wednesdays per month. The time slot is 2-7 and availability from 10-7 is a plus as we may be able to add patients into the 4 ...
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Nov 10
Rehobeth Beach, United States
Uber Driver Partners
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Dental Assistant
Nov 12
Dover, DE, USA
Care First Dental Team
The candidate will assist the dentist in all procedures, assist hygienists, set up and break down procedures, take care of sterilization, take x-rays and learn the dental software. Ideal candidate ...
Dental Assistant
Oct 1
Newark, DE, USA
Newark Dental Associates PA
Our long standing multi- doctor practice is looking for an experienced,positive,enthusiastic and dependable dental assistant. Must have a great personality and be a team player. Excellent patient ...
Dentist $35K Sign on Bonus (Waynesboro, PA)
Nov 19
Wilmington, DE, USA
Heartland Dental
Heartland Dental 1200 Network Centre Dr, Effingham, IL 62401