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Dental Hygienist Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Boston. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the dental hygienist academic community in Boston, and the future trends. Academia in dental hygienist includes dental hygienist training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Dental Hygienist Employment

Boston 2,510
Massachusetts 5,850

Exactly 2,510 of Massachusetts' 5,850 dental hygienists work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of dental hygienists in Boston has grown by 26%. Overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston 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: Boston

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$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 Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $76,980 per year was earned by dental hygienists in Boston. Dental hygienists in Boston made a yearly average salary of $73,180, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Boston is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Boston

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

Dental hygienists make a median salary of $79,400 per year in Boston. 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 Boston

Public Health
Dental Hygienist
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Boston


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Boston


Boston's dental hygienist schools offer 2 dental hygienist degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Boston


In 2010 approximately 54 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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