Dental Hygienist Schools In Mississippi

Mississippi has 8 accredited dental hygienist schools where dental hygienist faculty who teach dental hygienist classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the dental hygienist academic community in Mississippi, and the future trends in dental hygienist training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  2. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  3. Meridian Community College

    910 Hwy 19 N, Meridian, Mississippi 39307-5801

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  4. Mississippi Delta Community College

    Hwy 3 and Cherry St, Moorhead, Mississippi 38761

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  5. University of Mississippi Medical Center

    2500 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39216-4505

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  6. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  7. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  8. Pearl River Community College

    101 Hwy 11 N, Poplarville, Mississippi 39470

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Mississippi 1,220
National 177,520

Approximately 1% of the country's dental hygienists work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Mississippi

1,050 1,110 1,220 1,270 1,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, dental hygienist is a growing field. In Mississippi, 170 more dental hygienists were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of dental hygienist has grown by 16% in Mississippi. This is faster than the trend for dental hygienists around the US. Nationally, the number of dental hygienists has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Dental Hygienist VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$39,470 $44,460 $47,900 $49,140 $50,100
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of dental hygienists is growing, the salaries paid to dental hygienists are increasing in Mississippi. Dental hygienists earned a yearly mean salary of $39,470 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,100 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Mississippi

10th percentile
$30,820
25th percentile
$40,250
50th percentile
$51,600
75th percentile
$59,920
90th percentile
$69,170

Thus, there was a 21% growth in dental hygienists' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 124% 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 Mississippi.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Mississippi

Dental Hygienist
$50,100
Health Science
$62,302
Public Health
$50,983

Dental hygienists in Mississippi earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
7
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

As the number of dental hygienists is increasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited dental hygienist schools in Mississippi state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 83 dental hygienist graduates from dental hygienist courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 87 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of dental hygienist school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi by 5%. 88% of these graduates received a associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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