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Dental hygienist salary in Lincoln, NE

How much does a Dental Hygienist make in Lincoln, NE?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $40.44
Low $34.26
High $47.73
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a dental hygienist is $40.44 per hour in Lincoln, NE. 66 salaries reported, updated at May 27, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Lincoln, NE

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Dental Hygienists in Lincoln, NE

  1. Dental Connections
    12 reviews376 salaries reported
    $62.70per hour
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Highest paying cities for Dental Hygienists near Lincoln, NE

  1. North Platte, NE
    $41.76 per hour
    25 salaries reported
  2. Grand Island, NE
    $41.55 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  3. Lincoln, NE
    $40.44 per hour
    66 salaries reported
  1. Bellevue, NE
    $40.34 per hour
    14 salaries reported
  2. La Vista, NE
    $39.83 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  3. Omaha, NE
    $39.01 per hour
    167 salaries reported
  1. Gretna, NE
    $37.81 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  2. Hastings, NE
    $37.71 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  3. Fremont, NE
    $37.37 per hour
    10 salaries reported
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Where can a Dental Hygienist earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Dental Hygienists

Most recommended license

Chiropractic License

(earn +19.10% more)

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 50.00% since 2018. Dental Hygienists with this license earn +19.10% more than the average base salary, which is $40.44 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
20132increase by 2
20146increase by 200.00%
201518increase by 200.00%
201630increase by 66.67%
201740increase by 33.33%
201832decrease by 20.00%
201916decrease by 50.00%

Top companies hiring Dental Hygienists on Indeed

City of Lincoln & Lancaster County
State of Nebraska
Antholz-Donner-Wentz Dentists, P.C.
US Department of Veterans Affairs
Calkins Family Dentistry
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Top specialties
Primary Care

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top LicensesSalaryJob openingsCompanies
4 jobs4
2,711 jobs4,701
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Most common benefits for Dental Hygienists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Uniform allowance
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 273 ratings

67% of Dental Hygienists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Lincoln, NE?

Hygiene Manager

79 job openings

Average $19.79 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Dental Hygienist

As a dental hygienist how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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Do dental hygienists get paid weekly or biweekly?

Payment occurs either weekly or biweekly. Frequency of payment for dental hygienist depends on which state the job is in.

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Why do dental hygienists make so much money?

Dentist hygienists earn good money day to day. Often depending on the circumstances, patient fees go up to cover increased overheads.

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