Dental Hygienist Schools In Georgia

Dental Hygienist classes faculty can choose to work at one of 15 accredited dental hygienist schools in Georgia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in dental hygienist in the state of Georgia, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Darton College

    2400 Gillionville Rd, Albany, Georgia 31707-3098

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  2. Armstrong Atlantic State University

    11935 Abercorn St, Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997

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  3. West Georgia Technical College

    176 Murphy Campus Blvd., Waco, Georgia 30182

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  4. Clayton State University

    2000 Clayton State Boulevard, Morrow, Georgia 30260-0285

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  5. Columbus Technical College

    928 Manchester Expy, Columbus, Georgia 31904-6572

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  6. Georgia Highlands College

    3175 Cedartown Highway, S.E., Rome, Georgia 30161-3897

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  7. Gainesville State College

    3820 Mundy Mill Rd, Oakwood, Georgia 30566

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  8. Middle Georgia Technical College

    80 Cohen Walker Dr, Warner Robins, Georgia 31088

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  9. Lanier Technical College

    2990 Landrum Education Dr, Oakwood, Georgia 30566

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  10. Central Georgia Technical College

    3300 Macon Tech Dr, Macon, Georgia 31206

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  11. Medical College of Georgia

    1120 Fifteenth St, Augusta, Georgia 30912

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  12. Georgia Perimeter College

    3251 Panthersville Rd, Decatur, Georgia 30034-3832

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  13. Athens Technical College

    800 US Hwy 29 N, Athens, Georgia 30601-1500

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  14. Southeastern Technical College

    3001 E First St, Vidalia, Georgia 30474

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  15. Medix College

    2108 Cobb Parkway, Smyrna, Georgia 30080-7630

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Georgia 5,400
National 177,520

Approximately 3% of the country's dental hygienists work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Georgia

5,160 5,370 5,550 5,620 5,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of dental hygienists is growing in Georgia. There were 240 more dental hygienists working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of dental hygienist has grown by 5% in Georgia. This is slower than the trend for dental hygienists around the US. Nationally, the number of dental hygienists has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Dental Hygienist VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$58,720 $60,710 $63,440 $62,450 $65,570
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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As the number of dental hygienists is growing, the salaries paid to dental hygienists are increasing in Georgia. Dental hygienists earned a yearly mean salary of $58,720 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $65,570 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Georgia

10th percentile
$40,320
25th percentile
$52,450
50th percentile
$69,040
75th percentile
$81,050
90th percentile
$89,220

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of dental hygienist, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid dental hygienists earning 121% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Georgia state.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Georgia

Dental Hygienist
$65,570
Health Science
$71,294
Public Health
$67,057

In Georgia, 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 Georgia

associate
12
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total16

As the number of dental hygienists is increasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited dental hygienist schools in Georgia state is decreasing. In Georgia, there were 246 graduates in 2006. And there were 232 graduates from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of dental hygienist school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 6%. 75% of these graduates received a associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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