Dental Hygienist Schools
In San Jose, California

In San Jose, 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 San Jose, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Dental Hygienist Employment

San Jose 1,060
California 18,050

Exactly 1,060 of California's 18,050 dental hygienists work in San Jose. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Jose, there has been a 2% decline in the number of dental hygienists. Overall employment in San Jose has also decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Dental Hygienist employment growth

22,290 18,210 18,890 18,340 18,050
1,080 980 770 720 1,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$60,530 $68,520 $87,540 $88,330 $91,780
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

As the number of dental hygienists in San Jose has shrunk, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. San Jose dental hygienists made $91,780 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for dental hygienists in San Jose was $60,530 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in San Jose

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90th percentile

Dental hygienists in San Jose make a median yearly salary of $95,490. The difference in pay between the dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 114%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $56,560 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $120,950 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in San Jose

Public Health
Health Science
Dental Hygienist

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in San Jose


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In San Jose


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In San Jose


In 2010 approximately 54 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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