Dental Hygienist Schools
In Colby, Kansas

In Colby, there is only one dental hygienist school where dental hygienist faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the dental hygienist academic community in Colby, and the future trends. Academia in dental hygienist includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Colby Vs. Kansas Dental Hygienist Employment

Colby 350
Kansas 1,770

Exactly 350 of the 1,770 dental hygienists employed in Kansas, work in Colby. There has been a 5% decline in the number of dental hygienists in Colby between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Colby has increased.

Colby Vs. Kansas Dental Hygienist employment growth

1,860 1,950 1,830 2,010 1,770
370 410 470 No data 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Colby

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Colby

$61,710 $60,190 $58,590 No data $59,550
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Colby
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Colby

Salaries for dental hygienists in Colby have decreased. In 2010 Colby dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $59,550. The average salary for dental hygienists in Colby was $61,710 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Colby.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Colby

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Dental hygienists make a median salary of $60,080 per year in Colby. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,830 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $75,170 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Colby

Public Health
Dental Hygienist
Health Science

Colby dental hygienists have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Colby


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Colby


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Colby


In 2010 approximately 11 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Colby, Kansas

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