How Much do Dental Hygienists Make in Illinois?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, dental hygienists in Illinois earn an average of $72,050 a year, equivalent to $34.64 an hour.

This is 7% less than dental hygienists nationwide, but it is 31% more than the typical Illinois worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Illinois Dental Hygienist Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $46.29 $96,280
75th $40.08 $83,370
50th $35.33 $73,490
25th $30.60 $63,650
10th $24.06 $50,040
Illinois Dental Hygienists Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bloomington $36.60 $76,120
Carbondale $31.62 $65,760
Champaign $28.82 $59,950
Chicago $35.60 $74,050
Decatur $24.29 $50,520
Kankakee $34.24 $71,220
Peoria $31.43 $65,380
Rockford $37.21 $77,390
Springfield $32.36 $67,300
Illinois Dental Hygienist Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $34.64 $72,050
2018 $34.92 $72,640
2017 $34.58 $71,930
2016 $35.24 $73,290
2015 $33.60 $69,880
2014 $32.88 $68,390
2013 $31.76 $66,060
2012 $30.27 $62,970
2011 $29.33 $61,000