Dental Hygienist Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Lafayette. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in dental hygienist in the city of Lafayette, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist bachelors degree level.


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Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Dental Hygienist Employment

Lafayette 150
Louisiana 1,760

Exactly 150 of Louisiana's 1,760 dental hygienists work in Lafayette. Overall employment in Lafayette has decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Dental Hygienist employment growth

1,380 1,590 1,800 1,800 1,760
No data No data 40 No data 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

No data No data $46,240 $68,010 $62,050
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

In 2010 Lafayette dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $62,050. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Lafayette is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Lafayette

10th percentile
$36,590
25th percentile
$42,840
50th percentile
$53,240
75th percentile
$84,600
90th percentile
$91,020

Lafayette dental hygienists earn a median yearly salary of $53,240. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,590 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 149% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Lafayette

Health Science
$56,416
Dental Hygienist
$62,050
Public Health
$65,110

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Lafayette

1

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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

In 2010 approximately 6 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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