Dental Hygienist Schools
In Worcester, Massachusetts

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Worcester. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in dental hygienist in the city of Worcester, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Dental Hygienist Employment

Worcester 640
Massachusetts 5,850

Exactly 640 of the 5,850 dental hygienists employed in Massachusetts, work in Worcester. The number of dental hygienists in Worcester has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of dental hygienists in Worcester has decreased, overall employment in Worcester has increased.

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Dental Hygienist employment growth

5,480 5,800 5,570 5,890 5,850
690 590 600 610 640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Worcester

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Worcester

$66,860 $69,320 $67,750 $71,940 $82,300
$42,280 $43,440 $45,490 $46,790 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Worcester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Worcester

As the number of dental hygienists in Worcester has shrunk, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 Worcester dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $82,300. Dental hygienists in Worcester made a yearly average salary of $66,860, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Worcester is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Worcester

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90th percentile

Dental hygienists in Worcester make a median yearly salary of $86,170. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $52,430 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $106,720 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Worcester

Public Health
Health Science
Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist salaries in Worcester are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Worcester


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Worcester


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Worcester


In 2010 approximately 30 students graduated from dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Worcester, Massachusetts

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