Dental Hygienist Schools In Illinois

There are 14 accredited dental hygienist schools in Illinois 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 Illinois, which includes dental hygienist training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Carl Sandburg College

    2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard, Galesburg, Illinois 61401

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  2. City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

    6301 S Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60621-2709

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  3. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  4. Illinois Central College

    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

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  5. John A Logan College

    700 Logan College Road, Carterville, Illinois 62918-2500

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  6. College of Lake County

    19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198

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  7. Lake Land College

    5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, Illinois 61938

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  8. Lewis and Clark Community College

    5800 Godfrey Rd, Godfrey, Illinois 62035

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  9. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  10. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  11. Prairie State College

    202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411-8226

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  12. Rock Valley College

    3301 N Mulford Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61114-5699

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  13. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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  14. Harper College

    1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Illinois 8,210
National 177,520

Of all of the dental hygienists in the country, nearly 5% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Illinois

6,110 7,320 7,370 7,300 8,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, dental hygienist is a growing field. In Illinois, 2,100 more dental hygienists were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Illinois, this field has grown by 34% in four years. This growth is faster 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 Illinois

$60,700 $61,410 $62,810 $60,390 $61,110
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
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As the number of dental hygienists is growing, the salaries paid to dental hygienists are increasing in Illinois. In 2006 dental hygienists made a mean salary of $60,700 per year, and in 2010 they made $61,110 per year.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Illinois

10th percentile
$34,760
25th percentile
$44,760
50th percentile
$63,780
75th percentile
$76,600
90th percentile
$86,140

This represents a growth in salaries of 1%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Illinois, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of dental hygienist. The pay differential between the highest paid dental hygienists and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 148%

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Illinois

Dental Hygienist
$61,110
Health Science
$64,610
Public Health
$66,140

In Illinois, 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 Illinois

associate
12
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total14

As the number of dental hygienists is increasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited dental hygienist schools in Illinois state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 292 dental hygienist graduates from dental hygienist courses in Illinois and in 2010 there were 282 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of dental hygienist school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 3%. Most of these graduates, or 86%, earned a associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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