Dental Hygienist Schools
In Anchorage, Alaska

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Anchorage. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist education in Anchorage, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Dental Hygienist Employment

Anchorage 240
Alaska 450

Exactly 240 of Alaska's 450 dental hygienists work in Anchorage. The number of dental hygienists in Anchorage has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Anchorage has also increased.

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Dental Hygienist employment growth

340 390 430 520 450
210 250 280 320 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Anchorage

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Anchorage

$79,970 $93,020 $93,810 $97,290 $91,490
$45,100 $46,730 $48,050 $49,730 $51,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Anchorage
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Anchorage

In Anchorage, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 Anchorage dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $91,490. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for dental hygienists in Anchorage was $79,970 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Anchorage.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Anchorage

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Anchorage dental hygienists earn a median yearly salary of $90,630. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $71,390 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $118,630 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Anchorage

Public Health
Health Science
Dental Hygienist

On average dental hygienist salaries in Anchorage are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Anchorage


Many of Anchorage's dental hygienists are graduates of the only accredited dental hygienist school in the city.

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Anchorage


There is one degree and certificate program in dental hygienist offered by Anchorage's dental hygienist school.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Anchorage


In 2010 approximately 11 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Anchorage, Alaska

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