Dental Hygienist Schools
In Aptos, California

There is only one dental hygienist school in Aptos for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist education in Aptos, which includes dental hygienist training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Aptos Vs. California Dental Hygienist Employment

Aptos 240
California 18,050

Exactly 240 of California's 18,050 dental hygienists work in Aptos. There has been a 17% decline in the number of dental hygienists in Aptos between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Aptos has increased.

Aptos Vs. California Dental Hygienist employment growth

22,290 18,210 18,890 18,340 18,050
290 260 320 260 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Aptos

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Aptos

$71,430 $67,260 $81,210 $76,270 $82,900
$41,940 $43,260 $45,230 $45,870 $46,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Aptos
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Aptos

As the number of dental hygienists in Aptos has shrunk, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $82,900 per year was earned by dental hygienists in Aptos. The average salary for dental hygienists in Aptos was $71,430 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Aptos.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Aptos

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Aptos dental hygienists earn a median yearly salary of $86,960. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,830 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 128% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Aptos

Public Health
Dental Hygienist
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Aptos


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Aptos


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Aptos


Approximately 15 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Aptos, California

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