How much does a Dental Hygienist make?

Updated Jul. 21, 2021
$83,185 /yr
Average Base Pay

96 salaries

$65K

Low

$83K

Average

$106K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Dental Hygienist is $83,185 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Dental Hygienist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 96 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Dental Hygienist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Dental Hygienist$83,185 /yr
L4
Dental Hygienist IV$79,534 /yr
L5
Dental Hygienist V$79,534 /yr
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WORKFORCE Dental Staffing Solutions

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$50

 /hr
Range: $42 - $52
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$42

$52

$42 - $52 Range

Altima Dental
4

Altima Dental

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $30 - $43

$30

$43

$30 - $43 Range

dentalcorp
3.7

dentalcorp

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$41

 /hr
Range: $31 - $54

$31

$54

$31 - $54 Range

Monarch Dentistry

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$41

 /hr
Range: $40 - $42

$40

$42

$40 - $42 Range

Dr. Seema Steffens Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $35 - $35

$35

$35

$35 - $35 Range

York Region
4.3

York Region

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$47

 /hr
Range: $47 - $47

$47

$47

$47 - $47 Range

dentalcorp
3.7

dentalcorp

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $37 - $45

$37

$45

$37 - $45 Range

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LightHouse Dental
3.6

LightHouse Dental

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $35 - $40

$35

$40

$35 - $40 Range

Enspire Dental Opportunities

Enspire Dental Opportunities

Dental Hygienist - Hourly

$41

 /hr
Range: $40 - $41

$40

$41

$40 - $41 Range

Alberta Health Services
3.9

Alberta Health Services

Dental Hygienist - Hourly
About 

$37 -$39

 hourly

$37

$39

$37 - $39 Range

The Tooth Corner
3.6

The Tooth Corner

Dental Hygienist - Hourly
About 

$32 -$38

 hourly

$32

$38

$32 - $38 Range

3.8

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Dental Hygienist - Hourly
About 

$34 -$36

 hourly

$34

$36

$34 - $36 Range

Viana Dental
2.9

Viana Dental

Dental Hygienist - Hourly
About 

$38 -$45

 hourly

$38

$45

$38 - $45 Range

Fraser Health
3.8

Fraser Health

Dental Hygienist - Hourly
About 

$34 -$36

 hourly

$34

$36

$34 - $36 Range

Vancouver Coastal Health
4.3

Vancouver Coastal Health

Dental Hygienist - Hourly
About 

$38 -$40

 hourly

$38

$40

$38 - $40 Range

The Ottawa Hospital
4.1

The Ottawa Hospital

Dental Hygienist - Hourly
About 

$38 -$42

 hourly

$38

$42

$38 - $42 Range

Province of Nova Scotia
3.9

Province of Nova Scotia

Dental Hygienist - Monthly
About 

$6K -$7K

$6K

$7K

$6,025 - $6,535 Range

George Brown College
4.3

George Brown College

Dental Hygienist - Hourly
About 

$40 -$43

 hourly

$40

$43

$40 - $43 Range

George Brown College
4.3

George Brown College

Dental Hygienist - Hourly
About 

$36 -$39

 hourly

$36

$39

$36 - $39 Range

Government of the Northwest Territories
3.2

$91K

$99K

$91,227 - $98,515 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Dental Hygienist salaries

The national average salary for a a Dental Hygienist is $83,185 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Dental Hygienist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 96 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Dental Hygienist employees.

The highest salary for a a Dental Hygienist in Canada is $106,187 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Dental Hygienist in Canada is $65,166 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent dental hygienist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$41
hourly
A Registered Dental Hygienist, RDH in the Toronto Area area reported making $41 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
 
Full-time
Private Practice / Firm
$90,000
per year
A Dental Treatment Coordinator in the Toronto Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$41
hourly
A Dental Hygienist in the Toronto Area area reported making $41 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$43
hourly
A Dental Hygienist in the Toronto Area area reported making $43 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private