Dental Hygienist Schools
In Athens, Georgia

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Athens. The trends in Athens' dental hygienist academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Georgia Dental Hygienist Employment

Athens 80
Georgia 5,400

Exactly 80 of Georgia's 5,400 dental hygienists work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, in Athens, there has been a 38% decline in the number of dental hygienists. Overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. Georgia Dental Hygienist employment growth

5,160 5,370 5,550 5,620 5,400
130 140 140 120 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$58,070 $55,550 $59,940 $58,090 $63,470
$34,260 $35,170 $37,200 $38,110 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

In Athens, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 Athens dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $63,470. Dental hygienists in Athens made a yearly average salary of $58,070, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Athens is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Athens

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Dental hygienists in Athens earn a median salary of $60,170 per year. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,500 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,020 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Athens

Dental Hygienist
Public Health
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Athens


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Athens


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Athens


In 2010 approximately 14 students graduated from dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Athens, Georgia

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