Dental Hygienist Salary in Canada

Dental Hygienist Salary in Canada

In Canada, the median wage for dental hygienists was $35/hr. in 2016.


The salary for dental hygienists varies by province. For example, in 2016, dental hygienists in Saskatchewan had the highest salaries.

DENTAL HYGIENISTS AND DENTAL THERAPISTS (NOC 3222-B)

Wages ($/hr)

Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 22.6 35 45
Saskatchewan 35 41 59.07
Alberta 30 54 58.5
Manitoba 33 40 47.62
British Columbia 28 40 45
Ontario 22 35 44
New Brunswick 25 33 43
Prince Edward Island 25 33 43
Nova Scotia 27.18 32 36
Québec 23.5 29 35
Newfoundland & Labrador N/A N/A N/A
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Yukon N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. November 2016

Licensing*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.

Registration with a regulatory body is required in all provinces and territories for this occupation.

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