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Dental Hygienist Schools
In Chicago Heights, Illinois

In Chicago Heights, there is only one dental hygienist school where dental hygienist faculty can find employment. The trends in Chicago Heights' 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

Chicago Heights Vs. Illinois Dental Hygienist Employment

Chicago Heights 5,040
Illinois 8,210

Exactly 5,040 of Illinois' 8,210 dental hygienists work in Chicago Heights. The number of dental hygienists in Chicago Heights has grown by 47% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for dental hygienists in Chicago Heights has increased, overall employment in Chicago Heights has also increased.

Chicago Heights Vs. Illinois Dental Hygienist employment growth

6,110 7,320 7,370 7,300 8,210
3,430 4,500 4,320 4,240 5,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago Heights

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Chicago Heights

$65,230 $64,710 $66,080 $61,610 $61,520
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Chicago Heights
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago Heights

As the number of dental hygienists in Chicago Heights has grown, salaries for dental hygienists have decreased. In 2010 dental hygienists in Chicago Heights reportedly earned an average salary of $61,520 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for dental hygienists in Chicago Heights was $65,230 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago Heights.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Chicago Heights

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Dental hygienists in Chicago Heights earn a median salary of $67,330 per year. The difference in pay between the dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 159%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,810 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,710 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Chicago Heights

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Public Health

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Chicago Heights


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Chicago Heights


Chicago Heights' dental hygienist school offers one dental hygienist degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Chicago Heights


In 2010 approximately 27 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Chicago Heights, Illinois

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