Dental Hygienist Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Las Cruces. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist education in Las Cruces, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Dental Hygienist Employment

Las Cruces 130
New Mexico 1,020

Of the 1,020 dental hygienists employed in New Mexico, 130 work in Las Cruces. As the number of dental hygienists in Las Cruces has increased, overall employment in Las Cruces has also increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Dental Hygienist employment growth

660 780 770 890 1,020
No data 80 No data 110 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$57,980 $64,590 $63,170 $66,060 $58,150
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

In 2010 dental hygienists in Las Cruces reportedly earned an average salary of $58,150 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, dental hygienists in Las Cruces made an average salary of $57,980 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Las Cruces.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Las Cruces

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Las Cruces dental hygienists earn a median yearly salary of $64,600. The difference in pay between the dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 158%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,910 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,510 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Las Cruces

Health Science
Public Health
Dental Hygienist

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Las Cruces


Many of Las Cruces' dental hygienists are graduates of the only accredited dental hygienist school in the city.

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Las Cruces


Las Cruces' dental hygienist school offers one dental hygienist degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Las Cruces


Approximately 10 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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