10 states where dental hygienist pay dropped

Ten states saw a decrease in dental hygienist pay between 2020 and 2021, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Here are the states that saw a decrease, using salary data from 2020 and 2021, the latest year data is available:

Arizona

2020: $83,860

2021: $83,300  

Percentage decrease: 0.66 percent

California

2020: $109,970

2021: $108,200

Percentage decrease: 1.6 percent

Colorado

2020: $87,140

2021: $86,890

Percentage decrease: 0.28 percent

Delaware

2020: $86,280

2021: $83,560

Percentage decrease: 3.15 percent

Hawaii

2020: $86,970

2021: $81,970

Percentage decrease: 5.74 percent

Idaho

2020: $76,670

2021: $75,040

Percentage decrease: 2.12 percent

North Dakota

2020: $75,160

2021: $69,440

Percentage decrease: 7.6 percent

Texas

2020: $77,590

2021: $75,970

Percentage decrease: 2.08 percent

Vermont

2020: $74,010

2021: $73,650  

Percentage decrease: 0.48 percent

West Virginia

2020: $61,530

2021: $61,050

Percentage decrease: 0.78 percent 

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