Dental Hygienist Schools
In Wilmington, North Carolina

There is only one dental hygienist school in Wilmington 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 Wilmington, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Wilmington Vs. North Carolina Dental Hygienist Employment

Wilmington 200
North Carolina 5,670

Of the 5,670 dental hygienists employed in North Carolina, 200 work in Wilmington. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of dental hygienists in Wilmington has grown by 5%. As the employment for dental hygienists in Wilmington has increased, overall employment in Wilmington has also increased.

Wilmington Vs. North Carolina Dental Hygienist employment growth

5,040 5,020 5,170 5,270 5,670
190 200 230 180 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Wilmington

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Wilmington

$58,920 $62,580 $66,460 $66,120 $65,370
$32,580 $33,950 $35,260 $36,570 $38,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Wilmington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilmington

Salaries for dental hygienists in Wilmington have increased. In 2010 Wilmington dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $65,370. Four years earlier in 2006, dental hygienists in Wilmington made an average salary of $58,920 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Wilmington.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Wilmington

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Dental hygienists in Wilmington earn a median salary of $68,200 per year. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $49,160 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 59% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Wilmington

Health Science
Public Health
Dental Hygienist

On average dental hygienist salaries in Wilmington are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Wilmington


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Wilmington


Wilmington's dental hygienist school offers one dental hygienist degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Wilmington


In 2010 approximately 10 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Wilmington, North Carolina

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