Dental Hygienist Schools
In Taft, California

There is only one dental hygienist school in Taft for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in dental hygienist in the city of Taft, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Taft Vs. California Dental Hygienist Employment

Taft 260
California 18,050

Exactly 260 of the 18,050 dental hygienists employed in California, work in Taft. Between 2006 and 2010, in Taft, there has been a 44% growth in the number of dental hygienists. Overall employment in Taft has also increased.

Taft Vs. California Dental Hygienist employment growth

22,290 18,210 18,890 18,340 18,050
180 160 No data 220 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Taft

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Taft

$78,500 $87,650 $86,530 $85,220 $88,250
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Taft
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Taft

In Taft, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 Taft dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $88,250. Four years earlier in 2006, dental hygienists in Taft made an average salary of $78,500 per year. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Taft is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Taft

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Taft dental hygienists earn a median yearly salary of $82,120. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $64,480 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $121,270 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Taft

Public Health
Health Science
Dental Hygienist

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Taft


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Taft


There is one degree and certificate program in dental hygienist offered by Taft's dental hygienist school.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Taft


Approximately 24 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Taft, California

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