Dental Hygienist Schools
In Columbus, Georgia

The city of Columbus has only one school where dental hygienist faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbus' 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

Columbus Vs. Georgia Dental Hygienist Employment

Columbus 0
Georgia 5,400

As the number of dental hygienists in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Georgia Dental Hygienist employment growth

5,160 5,370 5,550 5,620 5,400
240 190 130 No data No data
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$48,620 $52,550 $56,150 $58,840 $59,900
$31,920 $33,210 $35,050 $36,680 $37,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

In 2010 an average salary of $59,900 per year was earned by dental hygienists in Columbus. The average salary for dental hygienists in Columbus was $48,620 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Columbus is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Columbus

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Dental hygienists make a median salary of $59,370 per year in Columbus. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,330 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 68% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Columbus

Dental Hygienist
Public Health
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Columbus


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' dental hygienist school offers one dental hygienist degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Columbus


Approximately 15 students completed dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Georgia

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