Dental Hygienist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

To get your salary data, use the search bar below or browse by job, city, or state.
loading...

Job title is required

loading...

Job location is required.

Average Salary for Dental Hygienist in Washington, District of Columbia

The average salary of a(n) Dental Hygienist in Washington, District of Columbia is $82,937.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Dental Hygienist in Washington, District of Columbia is $39.87.

The average bonus of a(n) Dental Hygienist in Washington, District of Columbia is $1,617.00.

Job 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. Exposes and develops x-ray film. Makes impressions for study casts. May remove sutures and dressings. May administer local anesthetic agents. May place and remove rubber dams, matrices, and temporary restorations. May place, carve, and finish amalgam restorations. May remove excess cement from coronal surfaces of teeth. May provide clinical services and health education to improve and maintain oral health of school children. May conduct dental health clinics for community groups to augment services of dentist. Less

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... More

How helpful is this page?

Are you a(n) Dental Hygienist?

Get a more personalized salary report now. Get Report

Average Salaries for Similar Jobs in Washington, District of Columbia

View Salaries for Dental Hygienist in Other Cities

Job Openings by Indeed job search

Results for Dental Hygienist in Washington, District of Columbia

Dental Hygienist - Washington, DC

Hero Practice Services

Hygiene Degree for accredited Hygienist Dental program. Dental hygienists are licensed by each state to provide dental hygiene care and patient education....

View job on Indeed.com

Dental Hygienist - Washington, DC

Kool Smiles

Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist. State specific dental hygienist license in good standing. The Hygienist is responsible for delivering direct dental...

View job on Indeed.com

Dental Hygienist - Washington, DC

H&R Dental

Pediatric dental office in Washington, DC is seeking to hire a permanent hygienist. Must have a valid DC dental hygiene license as well as previous experience...

View job on Indeed.com

Dental Hygienist - Washington, DC

Mary's Center

The Dental Hygienist must be able to. The Dental Hygienist is responsible for the. The Dental Hygienist will also be responsible for providing appropriate....

View job on Indeed.com

Dental Hygienist (Mon, Wed, & Fri) #2702 - Oxon Hill, MD

Dental Care Alliance

Candidate must have an active Dental Hygienist license for the state of Maryland. We are currently looking for a Dental Hygienist to work at our office located...

View job on Indeed.com

Discover How Much You
Should Be Paid

Work in Compensation or HR?    x