Dental Hygienist Salary in the UK

£29,000
per year
per hour
£12
per hour
per year

Dental Hygienist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Dental Hygienist is £29,000 gross per year (£12 net per hour), which is £600 (-2%) lower than the UK's national average salary.
A Dental Hygienist can expect an average starting salary of £23,200. The highest salaries can exceed £45,000.
£23,200
Low
£29,000
Average salary
£45,000
High
£9
Low
£12
Average salary
£27
High

Dental Hygienist Salary Range

Low
£23,200
Average salary
£29,000
Experienced
£37,700
High
£45,000
Low
£9
Average salary
£12
Experienced
£21
High
£27
Among dental hygienists, Entry-Level Dental Hygienists tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced Senior Dental Hygienists enjoy the highest salaries.

Dental Hygienist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Dental Hygienist£38K/year
+30% 
Entry-Level Dental Hygienist£23K/year
 -20%

Dental Hygienist - Pay by Experience Level

A Dental Hygienist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £23,200 gross per year. A mid career Dental Hygienist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,500, while an experienced Dental Hygienist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £37,700. Dental Hygienists with more than 20 years of experience earn £39,800 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Dental Hygienist

Late Career▲ +37%
Experienced▲ +30%
Average Salary£29,000/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
No Experience▼ -20%

Gender Breakdown

Female
88%
Male
12%

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Dental Hygienist - Related Salaries

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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Dental Hygienist

How much does a Dental Hygienist make in the UK?
A Dental Hygienist in the UK earns an average of £29,000 gross per year, which is about £12 net per hour. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Dental Hygienist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Dental Hygienist in the UK?
The starting salary of a Dental Hygienist in the UK is around £23,200 gross per year. Entry-Level Dental Hygienists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Dental Hygienist in the UK?
The highest salary of a Dental Hygienist in the UK can reach and exceed £45,000 gross per year. Senior Dental Hygienists usually have the highest salaries.
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