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Dental Hygienist Schools
In Augusta, Georgia

The city of Augusta has only one school where dental hygienist faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist education in Augusta, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Augusta Vs. Georgia Dental Hygienist Employment

Augusta 350
Georgia 5,400

Exactly 350 of the 5,400 dental hygienists employed in Georgia, work in Augusta. There has been a 17% growth in the number of dental hygienists in Augusta between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Augusta has also increased.

Augusta Vs. Georgia Dental Hygienist employment growth

5,160 5,370 5,550 5,620 5,400
300 410 390 480 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Augusta

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Augusta

$46,580 $52,570 $55,290 $57,030 $54,070
$34,670 $35,980 $37,690 $38,890 $40,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Augusta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Augusta

Salaries for dental hygienists in Augusta have increased. In 2010 Augusta dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $54,070. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for dental hygienists in Augusta was $46,580 per year. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Augusta is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Augusta

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Dental hygienists in Augusta make a median yearly salary of $54,160. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,390 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,760 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Augusta

Dental Hygienist
Public Health
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Augusta


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Augusta


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Augusta


Approximately 24 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Augusta, Georgia

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