Dental Hygienist Schools In Indiana

Dental Hygienist classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited dental hygienist schools in Indiana. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in dental hygienist in the state of Indiana, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral

    220 Dean Johnson Blvd, South Bend, Indiana 46601-3415

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  2. Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne

    2101 E Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805-1499

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  3. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

    425 University Blvd, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5143

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  4. University of Southern Indiana

    8600 University Blvd, Evansville, Indiana 47712

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  5. Indiana University-South Bend

    1700 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46634-7111

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  6. Indiana University-Northwest

    3400 Broadway, Gary, Indiana 46408-1197

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Indiana 3,660
National 177,520

Approximately 2% of the country's dental hygienists work in Indiana state.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Indiana

4,140 4,010 3,990 3,980 3,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Dental Hygienist is a shrinking field in Indiana. In 2010 there were 480 less dental hygienists working in Indiana than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of dental hygienists has shrunk by 12%. This decline 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 Indiana

$60,830 $62,980 $63,900 $64,380 $62,750
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Indiana, as the number of dental hygienists is declining, the salaries earned by dental hygienists are increasing. Dental hygienists earned a yearly mean salary of $60,830 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $62,750 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Indiana

10th percentile
$43,390
25th percentile
$54,990
50th percentile
$64,670
75th percentile
$73,420
90th percentile
$81,960

This represents a 3% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Indiana, 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 89%

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Indiana

Dental Hygienist
$62,750
Health Science
$60,369
Public Health
$57,113

Dental hygienists in Indiana earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

As the number of dental hygienists is decreasing in Indiana state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited dental hygienist schools in Indiana state is increasing. In 2006 there were 159 dental hygienist graduates from dental hygienist courses in Indiana and in 2010 there were 179 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of dental hygienist school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana by 13%. 75% of these graduates received a associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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