Dental Hygienist Schools
In Augusta, Maine

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 following levels:


Professional Trends

Augusta Vs. Maine Dental Hygienist Employment

Augusta 360
Maine 1,120

Exactly 360 of the 1,120 dental hygienists employed in Maine, work in Augusta. There has been a 24% growth in the number of dental hygienists in Augusta between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of dental hygienists in Augusta has increased, overall employment in Augusta has also increased.

Augusta Vs. Maine Dental Hygienist employment growth

840 970 1,120 1,120 1,120
290 320 380 No data 360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: Augusta

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Augusta

$55,800 $57,680 $59,300 No data $67,650
$33,940 $35,130 $36,330 No data $38,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Augusta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Augusta

In Augusta, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 dental hygienists in Augusta reportedly earned an average salary of $67,650 per year. Dental hygienists in Augusta made a yearly average salary of $55,800, four years earlier in 2006. 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

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Dental hygienists in Augusta earn a median salary of $65,740 per year. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $53,360 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $87,450 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Augusta

Public Health
Health Science
Dental Hygienist

On average dental hygienists in Augusta earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Augusta.

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 schools offer 2 dental hygienist degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Augusta


In 2010 approximately 20 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Augusta, Maine

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