Dental Hygienist Salary Survey 2014Difficulty in finding a job as a dental hygienist in Minnesota
Observation: The 65% of the Minnesota hygienists above who say it is “very” difficult to find a job is unique. It means that they tie Connecticut in this category. The Twin Cities does have an influence, as hygienists practicing there comprised 63% of the responses.
Length of time since last pay raise in Minnesota
Observation: Despite the glut of manpower alluded to above, employed hygienists are receiving raises Minnesota more frequently than in other states. That 43% from “one to two years” ago stands out.
Most common hourly pay rates in Minnesota
$34, $35, $36
Observation: When compared to the most common hourly rates across the country, Minnesota is right in the middle of the pack.
Descriptions of pay arrangements based on production or commission
- We get paid on what we produce minus AGR, which is usually about 25%. We then get 36.1% of the adjusted number
- I am paid whichever is higher in a two-week period. The gross hourly rate or 30% of my production
- 22 percent of daily production