Joe Bragg Explains the Average Dental Hygienist Salary Is $70,700


San Francisco, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/29/2013 -- Dentists play an important role in society. But dentists would not be able to get far without their dental hygienists and dental assistants. Today, dentists rely on a team of assistants in order to get patients in and out of the office as quickly and safely as possible.

Dental hygienists can expect to make around $70,700 per year according to a new study by recently found that number as part of its search for the national average dental hygienist salary in the United States.

But that’s not all found. The website also discovered that dental hygiene has an above average growth rate, with a 38% expected increase in job demand over upcoming years. Furthermore, the salary that dental hygienists can expect to earn varies considerably across states, which means dental hygienists may want to consider moving in order to maximize their career potential.

A spokesperson for explains how visitors can use the website to learn everything they need to know about becoming a dental hygienist:

“Our website is designed to be extremely easy to use. On the fhomepage of the site, visitors will find a map of the United States. Visitors simply click on their state on the map or select their state from the list below. From the following page, visitors will find specific salary information for dental hygienists in that state along with the specific counties in which dental hygienists get paid the most.”

In Texas, for example, the average dental hygienist salary is slightly below average, with annual earnings of $64,000. But in the Laredo region of Texas, dental hygienists can expect to earn an average of $92,000 per year, or $44.10 per hour.

The website also features more than just salary information for dental hygienists. In fact, the site is designed to cover everything someone needs to know about becoming a dental hygienist:

“Along with detailed salary data, our site features information about the average day in the life of a dental hygienist as well as the differences between a dental hygienist and a dental assistant. We also tell visitors how to choose the best dental hygiene school or course in their local area, or how to ask for a raise as a dental hygienist.”

Whether ready to become a dental hygienist or simply exploring different career options, the is designed to be easy-to-use and informative. Blog updates occur regularly and visitors are encouraged to check back often for more information.

About is a dental hygienist information website that teaches visitors how to become a dental hygienist. The website recently revealed detailed data about dental hygienist salaries across the United States. For more information, please visit: