Dental Hygienist Schools
In Bridgeport, Connecticut

In Bridgeport, there is only one dental hygienist school where dental hygienist faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in dental hygienist in the city of Bridgeport, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Dental Hygienist Employment

Bridgeport 830
Connecticut 3,030

Exactly 830 of the 3,030 dental hygienists employed in Connecticut, work in Bridgeport. The number of dental hygienists in Bridgeport has grown by 9% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for dental hygienists in Bridgeport has increased, overall employment in Bridgeport has decreased.

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Dental Hygienist employment growth

2,870 2,750 2,970 2,770 3,030
760 780 780 770 830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Bridgeport

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Bridgeport

$73,270 $73,310 $74,850 $75,940 $82,870
$50,920 $53,050 $55,160 $57,340 $58,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Bridgeport
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bridgeport

As the number of dental hygienists in Bridgeport has grown, salaries for dental hygienists have also increased. Bridgeport dental hygienists made $82,870 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, dental hygienists in Bridgeport made an average salary of $73,270 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Bridgeport.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Bridgeport

10th percentile
$68,610
25th percentile
$77,920
50th percentile
$84,580
75th percentile
$91,780
90th percentile
$99,420

Dental hygienists make a median salary of $84,580 per year in Bridgeport. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $68,610 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 45% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Bridgeport

Public Health
$73,687
Health Science
$78,346
Dental Hygienist
$82,870

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Bridgeport

1

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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Bridgeport

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in dental hygienist offered by Bridgeport's dental hygienist schools.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Bridgeport

associate
43
bachelor
33
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total76

In 2010 approximately 76 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Bridgeport, Connecticut

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