Dental Hygienist Schools
In Joplin, Missouri

There is only one dental hygienist school in Joplin for faculty to choose from. The trends in Joplin'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.


Professional Trends

Joplin Vs. Missouri Dental Hygienist Employment

Joplin 70
Missouri 2,560

Of the 2,560 dental hygienists employed in Missouri, 70 work in Joplin. Between 2006 and 2010, in Joplin, there has been a 22% decline in the number of dental hygienists. As the employment for dental hygienists in Joplin has decreased, overall employment in Joplin has increased.

Joplin Vs. Missouri Dental Hygienist employment growth

2,170 2,270 2,330 2,240 2,560
90 110 110 90 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Joplin

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Joplin

$58,090 $55,050 $56,950 $54,870 $56,790
$29,060 $30,410 $31,240 $32,940 $33,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Joplin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Joplin

In Joplin, salaries for dental hygienists have decreased. In 2010 Joplin dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $56,790. Dental hygienists in Joplin made a yearly average salary of $58,090, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Joplin.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Joplin

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Dental hygienists make a median salary of $58,340 per year in Joplin. The difference in pay between the dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 39%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $49,230 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $68,380 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Joplin

Health Science
Public Health
Dental Hygienist

Joplin dental hygienists have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Joplin


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Joplin


There is one degree and certificate program in dental hygienist offered by Joplin's dental hygienist school.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Joplin


In 2010 approximately 44 students graduated from dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Joplin, Missouri

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