Dental Hygienist Schools In Kansas

Dental Hygienist classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited dental hygienist schools in Kansas. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist training in Kansas, which includes dental hygienist training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Colby Community College

    1255 S Range, Colby, Kansas 67701

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  2. Dodge City Community College

    2501 N 14th Ave, Dodge City, Kansas 67801-2399

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  3. Flint Hills Technical College

    3301 W 18th St, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5957

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  4. Fort Scott Community College

    2108 S Horton, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701

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  5. Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, Kansas 66210-1299

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  6. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Kansas 1,770
National 177,520

Of all of the dental hygienists that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Kansas

1,860 1,950 1,830 2,010 1,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, the field of dental hygienist is shrinking. There were 90 less dental hygienists working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kansas, this field has shrunk by 5% in four years. This decline is slower 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 Kansas

$62,490 $65,240 $64,780 $65,250 $64,310
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to dental hygienists are growing in Kansas. Dental hygienists earned a yearly mean salary of $62,490 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $64,310 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Kansas

10th percentile
$48,470
25th percentile
$58,180
50th percentile
$67,080
75th percentile
$73,340
90th percentile
$79,310

This represents a 3% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 64% pay differential between the highest paid dental hygienists and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of dental hygienist in Kansas.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Kansas

Dental Hygienist
$64,310
Health Science
$61,153
Public Health
$54,583

In Kansas, dental hygienists earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited dental hygienist schools in Kansas is increasing. In Kansas, there were 54 graduates in 2006. And there were 92 graduates from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

This represents a 70% increase in the number of dental hygienist degree or certificate school graduates in Kansas state. A majority of these graduates, or 86%, graduated with a associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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