Dental Hygienist Schools
In Kirkland, Washington

In Kirkland, there is only one dental hygienist 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 Kirkland, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Kirkland Vs. Washington Dental Hygienist Employment

Kirkland 2,400
Washington 5,170

Exactly 2,400 of the 5,170 dental hygienists employed in Washington State, work in Kirkland. The number of dental hygienists in Kirkland has shrunk by 9% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Kirkland has increased.

Kirkland Vs. Washington Dental Hygienist employment growth

5,110 5,210 5,180 4,650 5,170
2,640 2,560 2,400 2,130 2,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Kirkland

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Kirkland

$86,660 $91,960 $94,430 $94,810 $91,650
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Kirkland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kirkland

As the number of dental hygienists in Kirkland has shrunk, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 dental hygienists in Kirkland reportedly earned an average salary of $91,650 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, dental hygienists in Kirkland made an average salary of $86,660 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Kirkland.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Kirkland

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Dental hygienists make a median salary of $90,160 per year in Kirkland. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $76,400 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 51% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Kirkland

Public Health
Health Science
Dental Hygienist

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Kirkland


There is only one accredited dental hygienist school in the city. Many of Kirkland's dental hygienists are graduates of this school.

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Kirkland


Kirkland's dental hygienist school offers one dental hygienist degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Kirkland


In 2010 approximately 29 students graduated from dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Kirkland, Washington

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