Dental Hygienist Schools
In Fort Myers, Florida

The city of Fort Myers has only one 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 Fort Myers, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Fort Myers Vs. Florida Dental Hygienist Employment

Fort Myers 310
Florida 9,320

Of the 9,320 dental hygienists employed in Florida, 310 work in Fort Myers. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fort Myers, there has been a 15% growth in the number of dental hygienists. Overall employment in Fort Myers has also increased.

Fort Myers Vs. Florida Dental Hygienist employment growth

9,210 9,180 9,040 8,980 9,320
270 280 270 310 310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Myers

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Fort Myers

$67,010 $70,830 $71,710 $71,800 $71,050
$35,200 $36,870 $38,380 $38,330 $38,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Fort Myers
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Myers

Salaries for dental hygienists in Fort Myers have increased. Fort Myers dental hygienists made $71,050 per year, on average, in 2010. Dental hygienists in Fort Myers made a yearly average salary of $67,010, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Myers.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Fort Myers

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Dental hygienists in Fort Myers earn a median salary of $74,090 per year. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,150 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 80% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Fort Myers

Dental Hygienist
Public Health
Health Science

Dental hygienist salaries in Fort Myers are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Fort Myers


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Fort Myers


There is one degree and certificate program in dental hygienist offered by Fort Myers' dental hygienist school.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Fort Myers


Approximately 14 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Fort Myers, Florida

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