Dental Hygienist Schools
In Ankeny, Iowa

There is only one dental hygienist school in Ankeny for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the dental hygienist academic community in Ankeny, and the future trends. Academia in dental hygienist includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Ankeny Vs. Iowa Dental Hygienist Employment

Ankeny 440
Iowa 1,890

Of the 1,890 dental hygienists employed in Iowa, 440 work in Ankeny. Between 2006 and 2010, in Ankeny, there has been a 20% decline in the number of dental hygienists. As the number of dental hygienists in Ankeny has decreased, overall employment in Ankeny has increased.

Ankeny Vs. Iowa Dental Hygienist employment growth

1,930 2,050 1,870 1,860 1,890
550 570 410 480 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Ankeny

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Ankeny

$62,670 $63,460 $66,050 $64,870 $65,030
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Ankeny
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ankeny

As the number of dental hygienists in Ankeny has shrunk, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. Ankeny dental hygienists made $65,030 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for dental hygienists in Ankeny was $62,670 per year. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Ankeny is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Ankeny

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Ankeny dental hygienists earn a median yearly salary of $66,670. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,390 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 51% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Ankeny

Public Health
Health Science
Dental Hygienist

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Ankeny


There is only one accredited dental hygienist school in the city. Many of Ankeny's dental hygienists are graduates of this school.

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Ankeny


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Ankeny


In 2010 approximately 20 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Ankeny, Iowa

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