How Much do Dental Hygienists Make in Colorado?

Do dental hygienists in Colorado make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Colorado dental hygienists?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, dental hygienists in Colorado earn an average of $86,140 a year, equivalent to $41.42 an hour.

This is 12% more than dental hygienists nationwide and 49% more than the typical Colorado worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Colorado Dental Hygienist Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $48.87 $101,650
75th $46.49 $96,700
50th $42.52 $88,450
25th $38.03 $79,100
10th $33.54 $69,750
Colorado Dental Hygienists Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Boulder $40.99 $85,260
Colorado Springs $36.19 $75,270
Denver $43.28 $90,030
Fort Collins $39.07 $81,260
Grand Junction $37.50 $78,010
Greeley $40.50 $84,230
Pueblo $35.98 $74,830
Colorado Dental Hygienist Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $41.42 $86,140
2018 $40.63 $84,510
2017 $39.37 $81,880
2016 $38.54 $80,150
2015 $37.97 $78,980
2014 $37.75 $78,530
2013 $37.07 $77,110
2012 $37.39 $77,770
2011 $35.97 $74,820