Dental Hygienist Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

In Columbus, there are 2 dental hygienist schools where dental hygienist faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist education in Columbus, which includes dental hygienist training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Dental Hygienist Employment

Columbus 1,480
Ohio 7,640

Of the 7,640 dental hygienists employed in Ohio, 1,480 work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of dental hygienists in Columbus has grown by 30%. As the number of dental hygienists in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Dental Hygienist employment growth

6,300 6,840 7,000 7,100 7,640
1,140 1,110 1,180 1,190 1,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$62,050 $68,210 $69,240 $69,790 $66,560
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

Salaries for dental hygienists in Columbus have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $66,560 per year was earned by dental hygienists in Columbus. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for dental hygienists in Columbus was $62,050 per year. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Columbus is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Columbus

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Dental hygienists in Columbus make a median yearly salary of $67,300. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $54,880 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $79,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Columbus

Public Health
Dental Hygienist
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Columbus


There are 2 accredited dental hygienist schools in the city. Many of Columbus' dental hygienists are graduates of one of these schools.

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Columbus


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Columbus


In 2010 approximately 45 students graduated from dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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