Dental Hygienist Schools In South Carolina

There are 9 accredited dental hygienist schools in South Carolina for faculty who teach dental hygienist classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in dental hygienist in the state of South Carolina, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the following levels:

  • Dental Hygienist Certificate
  • Associates degree in Dental Hygienist


Schools

  1. Aiken Technical College

    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829

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  2. Florence-Darlington Technical College

    2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501

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  3. Greenville Technical College

    620 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607-2418

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  4. Horry-Georgetown Technical College

    2050 Highway 501 East, Conway, South Carolina 29526

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  5. Midlands Technical College

    1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170-2176

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  6. Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

    3250 Saint Matthews Rd, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29118-8299

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  7. Central Carolina Technical College

    506 N Guignard Dr, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-2499

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  8. Trident Technical College

    7000 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29423-8067

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  9. York Technical College

    452 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

South Carolina 2,400
National 177,520

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

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In South Carolina

2,050 2,580 2,630 2,460 2,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Dental Hygienist is a growing field in South Carolina. 350 more dental hygienists were working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Carolina, this field has grown by 17% in four years. 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 South Carolina

$48,130 $51,360 $53,510 $55,470 $54,940
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to dental hygienists are growing in South Carolina. Dental hygienists earned a yearly mean salary of $48,130 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $54,940 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in South Carolina

10th percentile
$39,500
25th percentile
$47,920
50th percentile
$55,180
75th percentile
$63,000
90th percentile
$71,120

Thus, there was a 12% growth in dental hygienists' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 80% 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 South Carolina.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in South Carolina

Dental Hygienist
$54,940
Health Science
$58,629
Public Health
$56,790

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total11

The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited dental hygienist schools in South Carolina is decreasing. In South Carolina, there were 155 graduates in 2006. And there were 142 graduates from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of dental hygienist school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina by 8%. Most of these graduates, or 64%, earned an associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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