Dental Hygienist Schools
In Fort Smith, Arkansas

In Fort Smith, there is only one dental hygienist school where dental hygienist faculty can find employment. The trends in Fort Smith's dental hygienist academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Dental Hygienist Employment

Fort Smith 130
Arkansas 1,310

Exactly 130 of Arkansas' 1,310 dental hygienists work in Fort Smith. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fort Smith, there has been a 0% decline in the number of dental hygienists. As the number of dental hygienists in Fort Smith has decreased, overall employment in Fort Smith has increased.

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Dental Hygienist employment growth

1,080 1,230 1,410 1,350 1,310
130 130 No data 100 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arkansas
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Smith

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Fort Smith

$57,780 $57,260 $61,140 $57,770 $48,770
$29,870 $31,180 $32,580 $33,030 $33,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Fort Smith
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Smith

As the number of dental hygienists in Fort Smith has shrunk, salaries for dental hygienists have also decreased. In 2010 Fort Smith dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $48,770. Dental hygienists in Fort Smith made a yearly average salary of $57,780, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of dental hygienists in Fort Smith is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Fort Smith

10th percentile
$26,320
25th percentile
$29,580
50th percentile
$53,890
75th percentile
$62,250
90th percentile
$68,560

Dental hygienists in Fort Smith make a median yearly salary of $53,890. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,320 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $68,560 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Fort Smith

Dental Hygienist
$48,770
Health Science
$63,462
Public Health
$63,795

On average dental hygienist salaries in Fort Smith are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Fort Smith

1

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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Fort Smith

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Fort Smith's dental hygienist school offers one dental hygienist degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Fort Smith

associate
16
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total16

In 2010 approximately 16 students graduated from dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Fort Smith, Arkansas

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