Dental Hygienist Schools In Arizona

There are 6 accredited dental hygienist schools in Arizona for faculty who teach dental hygienist classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the dental hygienist academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in dental hygienist training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Dental Hygienist
  • Bachelors degree in Dental Hygienist


Schools

  1. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  2. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

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  3. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

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  4. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

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  5. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

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  6. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Arizona 2,910
National 177,520

Of all of the dental hygienists that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Arizona

3,070 2,990 3,030 2,700 2,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, the field of dental hygienist is shrinking. In 2010 there were 160 less dental hygienists working in Arizona than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of dental hygienists has shrunk by 5%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of dental hygienists around the country. Nationally, the number of dental hygienists has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Dental Hygienist VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$69,810 $69,750 $69,860 $74,000 $76,400
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arizona, as the number of dental hygienists is declining, the salaries earned by dental hygienists are increasing. Dental hygienists earned a yearly mean salary of $69,810 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $76,400 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Arizona

10th percentile
$54,920
25th percentile
$69,710
50th percentile
$79,720
75th percentile
$87,110
90th percentile
$92,960

Thus, dental hygienists' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 69% pay differential between the highest paid dental hygienists and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of dental hygienist in Arizona.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Arizona

Dental Hygienist
$76,400
Health Science
$68,416
Public Health
$59,000

Dental hygienists in Arizona earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
5
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

As the number of dental hygienists is decreasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited dental hygienist schools in Arizona state is decreasing. In Arizona, there were 193 graduates in 2006. And there were 176 graduates from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 9% percent decrease in the number of dental hygienist school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. Most of these graduates, or 83%, earned a associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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