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Dental Hygienist Schools
In Bedford, Massachusetts

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Bedford. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in dental hygienist in the city of Bedford, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Bedford Vs. Massachusetts Dental Hygienist Employment

Bedford 2,510
Massachusetts 5,850

Exactly 2,510 of the 5,850 dental hygienists employed in Massachusetts, work in Bedford. There has been a 26% growth in the number of dental hygienists in Bedford between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for dental hygienists in Bedford has increased, overall employment in Bedford has also increased.

Bedford Vs. Massachusetts Dental Hygienist employment growth

5,480 5,800 5,570 5,890 5,850
1,990 2,310 2,080 2,370 2,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Bedford

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Bedford

$73,180 $75,750 $79,010 $81,120 $76,980
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Bedford
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bedford

As the number of dental hygienists in Bedford has grown, salaries for dental hygienists have also increased. Bedford dental hygienists made $76,980 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for dental hygienists in Bedford was $73,180 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Bedford is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Bedford

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

Dental hygienists in Bedford make a median yearly salary of $79,400. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $58,330 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $93,760 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Bedford

Public Health
Dental Hygienist
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Bedford


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Bedford


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Bedford


In 2010 approximately 40 students graduated from dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Bedford, Massachusetts

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