Dental Hygienist Schools
In Yakima, Washington

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


Professional Trends

Yakima Vs. Washington Dental Hygienist Employment

Yakima 150
Washington 5,170

Exactly 150 of Washington State's 5,170 dental hygienists work in Yakima. The number of dental hygienists in Yakima has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Yakima has increased.

Yakima Vs. Washington Dental Hygienist employment growth

5,110 5,210 5,180 4,650 5,170
150 170 170 150 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Yakima

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Yakima

$75,510 $82,480 $83,510 $78,120 $78,630
$34,280 $35,010 $36,180 $37,140 $38,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Yakima
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Yakima

Salaries for dental hygienists in Yakima have increased. In 2010 dental hygienists in Yakima reportedly earned an average salary of $78,630 per year. Dental hygienists in Yakima made a yearly average salary of $75,510, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Yakima.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Yakima

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Dental hygienists make a median salary of $79,650 per year in Yakima. The difference in pay between the dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 42%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $65,320 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $92,780 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Yakima

Public Health
Health Science
Dental Hygienist

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Yakima


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Yakima


There is one degree and certificate program in dental hygienist offered by Yakima's dental hygienist school.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Yakima


Approximately 19 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Yakima, Washington

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