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Dental Hygienist Schools In Delaware

In Delaware, there is only one accredited school where dental hygienist classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the dental hygienist academic community in Delaware, and the future trends in dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Delaware 560
National 177,520

Of all of the dental hygienists that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Delaware state.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Delaware

550 500 510 550 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of dental hygienists is growing in Delaware. 10 more dental hygienists were working in Delaware in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Delaware, this field has grown by 2% in four years. This is slower than the trend for dental hygienists around the US. Nationally, the number of dental hygienists has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Dental Hygienist VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$60,820 $64,430 $67,540 $70,720 $71,260
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Delaware, as the number of dental hygienists is growing, the salaries earned by dental hygienists are increasing. Dental hygienists earned a yearly mean salary of $60,820 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $71,260 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Delaware

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This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of dental hygienist, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid dental hygienists earning 49% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Delaware state.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Delaware

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Public Health

In Delaware, dental hygienists earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware


The number of students graduating from the only accredited dental hygienist school in Delaware is decreasing. In Delaware, there were 23 graduates in 2006. And there were 21 graduates from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 9% percent decrease in the number of dental hygienist school degree or certificate graduates in Delaware. 100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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