Dental Hygienist Schools
In Seattle, Washington

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


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Dental Hygienist Employment

Seattle 2,400
Washington 5,170

Exactly 2,400 of the 5,170 dental hygienists employed in Washington State, work in Seattle. The number of dental hygienists in Seattle has shrunk by 9% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of dental hygienists in Seattle has decreased, overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Dental Hygienist employment growth

5,110 5,210 5,180 4,650 5,170
2,640 2,560 2,400 2,130 2,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$86,660 $91,960 $94,430 $94,810 $91,650
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $91,650 per year was earned by dental hygienists in Seattle. Four years earlier in 2006, dental hygienists in Seattle made an average salary of $86,660 per year. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Seattle is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Seattle

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Dental hygienists make a median salary of $90,160 per year in Seattle. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $76,400 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 51% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Seattle

Public Health
Health Science
Dental Hygienist

On average dental hygienist salaries in Seattle are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Seattle


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Seattle


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Seattle


Approximately 17 students completed dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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