3. Dental Hygienist
Dental hygienists work under the direct supervision of dentists. While they are not qualified to make diagnostic decisions. They are unable to perform most of the tasks that dentists do. The main task of a dental hygienist is to keep a patient’s teeth and gums clean and free of bacteria. The average pay for the position is $32.49 an hour. The median salary for a dental hygienist is just over $70,000, with many starting at around $40,000. Of course, this is dependent on locality of practice. The job is expected to grow 33% from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average job.