Dental Hygienist Schools
In Indianapolis, Indiana

The city of Indianapolis has only one school where dental hygienist faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist education in Indianapolis, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Indianapolis Vs. Indiana Dental Hygienist Employment

Indianapolis 900
Indiana 3,660

Exactly 900 of Indiana's 3,660 dental hygienists work in Indianapolis. Between 2006 and 2010, in Indianapolis, there has been a 36% decline in the number of dental hygienists. As the number of dental hygienists in Indianapolis has decreased, overall employment in Indianapolis has increased.

Indianapolis Vs. Indiana Dental Hygienist employment growth

4,140 4,010 3,990 3,980 3,660
1,410 1,270 1,230 1,250 900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: Indianapolis

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Indianapolis

$66,410 $69,290 $70,750 $72,080 $72,100
$38,250 $39,840 $41,420 $41,900 $42,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Indianapolis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Indianapolis

As the number of dental hygienists in Indianapolis has shrunk, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $72,100 per year was earned by dental hygienists in Indianapolis. Dental hygienists in Indianapolis made a yearly average salary of $66,410, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Indianapolis.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Indianapolis

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Dental hygienists make a median salary of $75,320 per year in Indianapolis. The difference in pay between the dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 58%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $56,370 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $89,100 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Indianapolis

Public Health
Health Science
Dental Hygienist

On average dental hygienists in Indianapolis earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Indianapolis.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Indianapolis


Many of Indianapolis' dental hygienists are graduates of the only accredited dental hygienist school in the city.

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Indianapolis


Indianapolis' dental hygienist school offers one dental hygienist degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Indianapolis


In 2010 approximately 49 students graduated from dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana

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