Dental Hygienist Schools
In Lakewood, Washington

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


Professional Trends

Lakewood Vs. Washington Dental Hygienist Employment

Lakewood 480
Washington 5,170

Exactly 480 of the 5,170 dental hygienists employed in Washington State, work in Lakewood. There has been a 24% decline in the number of dental hygienists in Lakewood between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Lakewood has increased.

Lakewood Vs. Washington Dental Hygienist employment growth

5,110 5,210 5,180 4,650 5,170
630 530 490 380 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Lakewood

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Lakewood

$77,690 $82,820 $85,020 $87,860 $81,170
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Lakewood
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lakewood

Salaries for dental hygienists in Lakewood have increased. In 2010 Lakewood dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $81,170. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for dental hygienists in Lakewood was $77,690 per year. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Lakewood is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Lakewood

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Dental hygienists in Lakewood make a median yearly salary of $86,640. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,340 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 118% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Lakewood

Public Health
Health Science
Dental Hygienist

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Lakewood


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Lakewood


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Lakewood


Approximately 21 students completed dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Lakewood, Washington

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