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Medical Dental Hygienist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$76,700 (USD)

Average Salary

$37/hr

Average Hourly

$1,496

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Dental Hygienist is $76,700 a year and $37 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Dental Hygienist is between $54,854 and $94,727. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Dental Hygienist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
Medical Dental Hygienist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Dental Hygienists

Job family population: 211,600

Estimated population of Medical Dental Hygienist jobs: 196,619

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$88,917
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Medical Dental Hygienist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Registered dental hygienist needed
May 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Polished-a dental studio
Registered dental hygienist needed for a fast-paced dental office in Lakeview Chicago. ... Full-time Medical, Dental, Vision benefits Vacation and Sick pay offered after 1 year of employment ...
Dental Hygienist RDH
Apr 25
Round Lake Beach, IL, USA
Heartland Dental
Dental Hygiene Round Lake Beach Il. Benefits ... Medical and prescription drug insurance * Free dental services for yourself and your dependents ...
Dental Hygienist
Feb 21
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Schaumburg Dental Studio
Great benefits and pay that will be determined based on the Dental Hygienist experience and availability for in demand shifts. • Medical • PTO • Uniform Allowance • Dental • Training • ...
Hygienist
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
NDS
The dental hygienist is responsible for cleaning the patients' teeth. This involves removing plaque ... Pulling up patient dental and relevant medical history to refer to during examination * Preparing ...
Hygienist
May 8
Evanston, IL, USA
NDS
The dental hygienist is responsible for cleaning the patients' teeth. This involves removing plaque ... Pulling up patient dental and relevant medical history to refer to during examination * Preparing ...
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