Dental Hygienist Schools
In Denver, Colorado

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Denver. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist education in Denver, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Denver Vs. Colorado Dental Hygienist Employment

Denver 2,080
Colorado 3,740

Exactly 2,080 of Colorado's 3,740 dental hygienists work in Denver. The number of dental hygienists in Denver has grown by 42% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Denver has also increased.

Denver Vs. Colorado Dental Hygienist employment growth

2,980 2,850 3,070 3,380 3,740
1,460 1,340 1,560 1,950 2,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Denver

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Denver

$75,420 $75,570 $76,540 $76,620 $76,140
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Denver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Denver

Salaries for dental hygienists in Denver have increased. In 2010 Denver dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $76,140. Dental hygienists in Denver made a yearly average salary of $75,420, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Denver.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Denver

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Dental hygienists make a median salary of $79,820 per year in Denver. The difference in pay between the dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 59%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $58,070 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $92,060 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Denver

Public Health
Dental Hygienist
Health Science

Dental hygienist salaries in Denver are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Denver


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Denver


Denver's dental hygienist school offers one dental hygienist degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Denver


Approximately 21 students completed dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Denver, Colorado

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