Dental Hygienist Schools In Utah

Dental Hygienist classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited dental hygienist schools in Utah. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in dental hygienist in the state of Utah, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Dixie State College of Utah

    225 S 700 E, Saint George, Utah 84770-3876

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  2. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

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  3. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

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  4. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

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  5. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

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  6. Careers Unlimited

    1176 South 1480 West, Orem, Utah 84058

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  7. Fortis College in Salt Lake City

    3949 S 700 E Ste 150, Salt Lake City, Utah 84107

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Utah 2,240
National 177,520

Of all of the dental hygienists in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Utah

1,310 1,410 1,530 2,040 2,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, the field of dental hygienist is growing. In 2010 there were 930 more dental hygienists working in Utah than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of dental hygienists has grown by 71%. 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 Utah

$61,580 $61,670 $63,520 $64,520 $65,640
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of dental hygienists is growing, the salaries paid to dental hygienists are increasing in Utah. The mean salary for dental hygienists in 2006 was $61,580 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,640 per year.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Utah

10th percentile
$53,010
25th percentile
$62,100
50th percentile
$67,630
75th percentile
$72,750
90th percentile
$76,240

Thus, there was a 6% growth in dental hygienists' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Utah, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of dental hygienist. The pay differential between the highest paid dental hygienists and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 44%

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Utah

Dental Hygienist
$65,640
Health Science
$61,359
Public Health
$63,017

In Utah, dental hygienists earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total10

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited dental hygienist schools in Utah is increasing. In 2006, 81 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in Utah. And in 2010, 176 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of dental hygienist school degree or certificate graduates in Utah by 117%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Utah

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