Dental Hygienist Schools
In Asheville, North Carolina

There is only one dental hygienist school in Asheville for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist education in Asheville, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Asheville Vs. North Carolina Dental Hygienist Employment

Asheville 350
North Carolina 5,670

Of the 5,670 dental hygienists employed in North Carolina, 350 work in Asheville. There has been a 59% growth in the number of dental hygienists in Asheville between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of dental hygienists in Asheville has increased, overall employment in Asheville has also increased.

Asheville Vs. North Carolina Dental Hygienist employment growth

5,040 5,020 5,170 5,270 5,670
220 250 280 290 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Asheville

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Asheville

$57,930 $54,960 $54,880 $59,110 $61,700
$33,210 $34,170 $35,050 $36,010 $36,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Asheville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Asheville

As the number of dental hygienists in Asheville has grown, salaries for dental hygienists have also increased. Asheville dental hygienists made $61,700 per year, on average, in 2010. Dental hygienists in Asheville made a yearly average salary of $57,930, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Asheville.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Asheville

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Dental hygienists make a median salary of $62,470 per year in Asheville. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,570 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,460 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Asheville

Public Health
Dental Hygienist
Health Science

On average dental hygienists in Asheville earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Asheville.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Asheville


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Asheville


Asheville's dental hygienist school offers one dental hygienist degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Asheville


In 2010 approximately 16 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Asheville, North Carolina

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