Dental Hygienist Jobs in Salinas, CA

Provide preliminary dental care. Dental hygienists operate outside dentist supervision to clean teeth, inspect patients for signs of oral disease or jaw/tooth problems, produce/interpret X-rays, and keep patients informed on positive oral health habits. They also track and maintain patient records and treatment plans. Depending on state regulations, additional duties may include sculpting and installing fillings and/or periodontal dressings.

Dental hygienists must have a working knowledge of the factors influencing dental health—diet, for example—in order to properly educate patients. They are also highly proficient in interpersonal communication, as they interact with clients regularly.

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Watsonville, CA (19 miles from Salinas, CA)
We are a private dental office looking for a Dental Hygienist 2-1 days/week based on your availability. Flexible hours, very supportive team. please email your resume....
3 days ago
Dental Temps - Monterey, CA (11 miles from Salinas, CA)
We are currently in need of Temporary Dental Hygienists for various offices located throughout Monterey, Santa Cruz, and Santa Clara County.If you have extra days you are looking for work, or if you...
12 days ago
Monterey, CA (11 miles from Salinas, CA)
Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of Dentrix to make continuing care appointments. Pleasant personality and professional appearance. Punctual and dependable....
13 days ago
Monterey, CA (11 miles from Salinas, CA)
The Best Energetic, Motivated and proactive Dental Hygienist Patient care is paramount and as the dental hygienist, you are a very trusted provider for our practice....
17 days ago
Watsonville, CA (19 miles from Salinas, CA)
Family dental practice looking for an excellent dental hygienist. Must be outgoing and a team player. Candidate can be experienced or a new graduate willing to learn....
27 days ago
Salinas, CA
Salinas Valley Dental Care is an energetic, high tech dental office in search of highly motivated Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) to join our team....
28 days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Salinas, CA

This is the average annual salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in Salinas, CA as reported by the BLS.

$95,330

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Salinas, CA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (5.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Hygienists in Salinas, CA
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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