Dental Hygienists in Nevada
Want to work in Nevada as a Dental Hygienist? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Dental Hygienists in Nevada are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Dental Hygienists in Nevada is growing faster than average.
Dental Hygienists in Nevada earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Dental Hygienists Work in Nevada?
There were approximately 2,540 workers employed as Dental Hygienists in this state in 2018.
There were 2,190 Dental Hygienists employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 350 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,900 Dental Hygienists working in it, which means Nevada has fewer Dental Hygienists than average.
Job Projections for Nevada
Jobs for Dental Hygienists in this state are growing at a rate of 15.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 19.7%.
Nevada Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 150 annual job openings, and 2,260 total jobs in 2026 for Dental Hygienists in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 17,500 annual jobs and 248,900 total jobs in 2026.
What do Dental Hygienists Make in Nevada?
In 2018 wages for Dental Hygienists ranged from $55,070 to $101,760 with $87,850 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.48 to $48.92. The median hourly rate was $42.24.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.54 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.30.
The median salary in Nevada is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Nevada Metros for Dental Hygienists
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Dental Hygienists.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV||1,750||$85,680|
Top States for Dental Hygienists Employment
View the list below to see where most Dental Hygienists work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Dental Hygienists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Dental Hygienist Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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