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Idaho Dental Hygienist Salary

Dental hygienists in Idaho are currently enjoying a noticeable employment growth trend. In fact, the Idaho Department of Labor featured dental hygienists in its definitive list of high demand occupations between 2004 and 2014.

In 2004, an estimated 939 dental hygienists worked in Idaho. By 2014 this number is expected to rise to 1,404. This 49.52% employment change means that dental hygienists will have access to roughly 55 jobs openings per year during this time frame.

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Hourly Wages and Monthly Salaries for Dental Hygienists in Idaho

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than half of the dental hygienists working nationwide held part-times jobs. Typically, part-time employees are paid hourly wages.

Recent statistics by the Idaho Department of Labor report the following hourly wage percentiles for dental hygienists:

  • 10th Percentile: $27.12/hr.
  • 25th Percentile: $31.31/hr.
  • Median Percentile: $35.02/hr.
  • 75th Percentile: $40.28/hr.
  • 90th Percentile: $44.19/hr.

Recent statistics released by the Idaho Department of Labor detailing monthly salary percentiles for dental hygienists revealed the following:

  • 10th Percentile: $4,700/mo.
  • 25th Percentile: $5,426/mo.
  • Median Percentile: $6,069/mo.
  • 75th Percentile: $6,981/mo.
  • 90th Percentile: $7,658/mo.

Average Annual Salaries for Dental Hygienists in Idaho

Traditionally, full-time employees are paid annual salaries as opposed to hurly wages.

Recent statistics by the Idaho Department of Labor report the following annual salary percentiles for dental hygienists:

  • 10th Percentile: $56,410/yr.
  • 25th Percentile: $65,120/yr.
  • Median Percentile: $72,840/yr.
  • 75th Percentile: $83,780/yr.
  • 90th Percentile: $91,920/yr.

In 2013, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics discovered wage and salary variations for dental hygienists occurred across regional districts in Idaho:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Boise City-Nampa ID
550
72490
Coeur dAlene ID
Estimate not released
80450
Idaho Falls ID
130
67750
Lewiston ID-WA
40
77010
Logan UT-ID
Estimate not released
65790
Pocatello ID
80
67800
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
50
73750
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
110
82790
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
100
60940