Dental Hygienist Schools In Texas

Dental Hygienist classes faculty can choose to work at one of 22 accredited dental hygienist schools in Texas. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist training in Texas, which includes dental hygienist training at the following levels:

  • Dental Hygienist Certificate
  • Associates degree in Dental Hygienist
  • Bachelors degree in Dental Hygienist
  • Masters degree in Dental Hygienist


Schools

  1. Amarillo College

    2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas 79109

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  2. Austin Community College District

    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752

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  3. Texas A&M Health Science Center

    301 Tarrow, 7th Floor, College Station, Texas 77840

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  4. Coastal Bend College

    3800 Charco Rd, Beeville, Texas 78102

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  5. Blinn College

    902 College Ave, Brenham, Texas 77833-4098

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  6. Del Mar College

    101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897

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  7. El Paso Community College

    919 Hunter Drive, El Paso, Texas 79915-1908

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  8. Howard College

    1001 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring, Texas 79720

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  9. Midwestern State University

    3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099

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  10. Navarro College

    3200 W 7th Avenue, Corsicana, Texas 75110

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  11. Lone Star College System

    5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4399

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  12. Northeast Texas Community College

    2886 FM 1735, Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455

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  13. Tarrant County College District

    1500 Houston St, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6524

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  14. Temple College

    2600 S 1st St, Temple, Texas 76504-7435

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  15. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900

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  16. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

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  17. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    7000 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030

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  18. Texas State Technical College Harlingen

    1902 North Loop 499, Harlingen, Texas 78550-3697

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  19. Tyler Junior College

    1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler, Texas 75798

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  20. Wharton County Junior College

    911 Boling Hwy, Wharton, Texas 77488

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  21. Collin County Community College District

    3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas 75069

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  22. Lamar Institute of Technology

    855 E Lavaca, Beaumont, Texas 77705

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Texas 10,860
National 177,520

Of all of the dental hygienists in the country, nearly 6% are in the state of Texas.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Texas

8,600 9,410 9,710 10,520 10,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Dental Hygienist is a growing field in Texas. In Texas, 2,260 more dental hygienists were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 26% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for dental hygienists which shows a 7% increase in the number of dental hygienists working around the nation.

Dental Hygienist VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$63,360 $63,230 $66,610 $66,800 $67,530
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Texas, as the number of dental hygienists is growing, the salaries earned by dental hygienists are increasing. In 2006 dental hygienists made a mean salary of $63,360 per year, and in 2010 they made $67,530 per year.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Texas

10th percentile
$40,250
25th percentile
$59,380
50th percentile
$69,700
75th percentile
$79,560
90th percentile
$89,490

Thus, dental hygienists' salaries grew by 6% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of dental hygienist, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid dental hygienists earning 122% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Texas state.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Texas

Dental Hygienist
$67,530
Health Science
$67,152
Public Health
$63,410

In Texas, dental hygienists earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
17
bachelor
5
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
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The number of students graduating from the 22 accredited dental hygienist schools in Texas is increasing. In Texas, there were 429 graduates in 2006. And there were 452 graduates from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 5% percent increase in the number of dental hygienist school degree or certificate graduates in Texas. Most of these graduates, or 68%, earned an associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Texas

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