Dental Hygienist Schools
In Wichita, Kansas

The city of Wichita has only one school where dental hygienist faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist education in Wichita, which includes dental hygienist training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wichita Vs. Kansas Dental Hygienist Employment

Wichita 330
Kansas 1,770

Exactly 330 of the 1,770 dental hygienists employed in Kansas, work in Wichita. Between 2006 and 2010, in Wichita, there has been a 33% decline in the number of dental hygienists. As the employment for dental hygienists in Wichita has decreased, overall employment in Wichita has increased.

Wichita Vs. Kansas Dental Hygienist employment growth

1,860 1,950 1,830 2,010 1,770
490 480 430 390 330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Wichita

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Wichita

$54,040 $59,400 $59,260 $60,920 $60,090
$35,760 $36,710 $38,350 $39,110 $39,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Wichita
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wichita

In Wichita, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 Wichita dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $60,090. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for dental hygienists in Wichita was $54,040 per year. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Wichita is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Wichita

10th percentile
$45,100
25th percentile
$51,130
50th percentile
$58,950
75th percentile
$67,980
90th percentile
$80,130

Dental hygienists make a median salary of $58,950 per year in Wichita. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,100 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $80,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Wichita

Public Health
$52,687
Health Science
$55,220
Dental Hygienist
$60,090

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Wichita

1

Many of Wichita's dental hygienists are graduates of the only accredited dental hygienist school in the city.

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Wichita

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in dental hygienist offered by Wichita's dental hygienist schools.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Wichita

associate
34
bachelor
21
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total55

Approximately 55 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Wichita, Kansas

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