Dental Hygienist Schools In Florida

There are 18 accredited dental hygienist schools in Florida for faculty who teach dental hygienist classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist training in Florida, which includes dental hygienist training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Brevard Community College

    1519 Clearlake Rd, Cocoa, Florida 32922

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  2. Broward College

    225 E las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

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  3. Daytona State College

    1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114

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  4. Edison State College

    8099 College Pky SW, Fort Myers, Florida 33919-0000

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  5. Florida State College at Jacksonville

    501 W State St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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  6. Gulf Coast Community College

    5230 West U.S. Highway 98, Panama City, Florida 32401

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  7. Hillsborough Community College

    39 Columbia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33606-3584

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  8. Indian River State College

    3209 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce, Florida 34981-5596

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  9. State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota

    5840 26th St W, Bradenton, Florida 34207

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  10. Miami Dade College

    300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, Florida 33132-2297

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  11. Palm Beach State College

    4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth, Florida 33461-4796

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  12. Pasco-Hernando Community College

    10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey, Florida 34654-5199

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  13. Pensacola State College

    1000 College Blvd, Pensacola, Florida 32504-8998

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  14. St Petersburg College

    6021 142nd Ave, Largo, Florida 33760

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  15. Santa Fe College

    3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32606

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  16. South Florida Community College

    600 W College Dr, Avon Park, Florida 33825-9356

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  17. Tallahassee Community College

    444 Appleyard Dr, Tallahassee, Florida 32304-2895

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  18. Valencia Community College

    190 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Florida 9,320
National 177,520

Of all of the dental hygienists that work in the US, approximately 5% work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Florida

9,210 9,180 9,040 8,980 9,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, dental hygienist is a growing field. There were 110 more dental hygienists working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Florida, this field has grown by 1% in four years. This growth is slower than the national trend for dental hygienists which shows a 7% increase in the number of dental hygienists working around the nation.

Dental Hygienist VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$53,270 $56,960 $59,010 $59,170 $58,340
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Florida, as the number of dental hygienists is growing, the salaries earned by dental hygienists are increasing. Dental hygienists earned a yearly mean salary of $53,270 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $58,340 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Florida

10th percentile
$35,790
25th percentile
$48,860
50th percentile
$60,520
75th percentile
$69,420
90th percentile
$77,100

Thus, there was a 9% growth in dental hygienists' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 115% 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 Florida.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Florida

Dental Hygienist
$58,340
Health Science
$71,943
Public Health
$62,627

In Florida, dental hygienists make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
18
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total19

The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited dental hygienist schools in Florida is decreasing. In 2006 there were 413 dental hygienist graduates from dental hygienist courses in Florida and in 2010 there were 406 graduates.

Thus there was a 2% percent decrease in the number of dental hygienist school degree or certificate graduates in Florida. Most of these graduates, or 95%, earned a associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Florida

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