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North Dakota Dental Hygienist Salary

The average 2013 dental hygienist salary in North Dakota was $62,490 according to the state’s Workforce Intelligence Network. Entry-level dental hygienist salaries averaged $51,290, while professionals with experience earned $68,090 on average.

The average North Dakota dental hygienist salary was similar throughout the state’s metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas with the exception of the far east nonmetropolitan area:

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Metropolitan Areas

North Dakota Area
Entry-level
Experienced
Bismarck
$55690
$71050
Fargo
$49370
$69170
Grand Forks
$53690
$65640

Nonmetropolitan Areas

North Dakota Area
Entry-level
Experienced
East central
$54770
$65180
Far east
$44190
$61230
Far west
$53310
$67480
West central
$55590
$68480

Dental Hygienist Employment Levels in North Dakota

In 2013, there were 580 dental hygienists practicing in North Dakota. Most of these professionals were located in the Fargo area with 220 dental hygienists employed there that year. One hundred dental hygienists were located in the Grand Forks area, while only 80 were employed in the Bismarck area.

The west central nonmetropolitan area had a dental hygienist employment level comparable to that of the Bismarck area. The far west and east central nonmetropolitan areas each had 60 dental hygienists employed. The area with the fewest dental hygienists was the far east nonmetropolitan area with only 40 of these professionals.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides additional detail on 2013 North Dakota dental hygiene salary percentiles throughout the state:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Bismarck ND
80
65930
Fargo ND-MN
220
62570
Grand Forks ND-MN
100
61730
Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
60
62750
West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
80
64180
East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
60
61710
Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
40
55550