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Dental Hygienist Schools
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Fort Lauderdale. The trends in Fort Lauderdale's 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

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Dental Hygienist Employment

Fort Lauderdale 870
Florida 9,320

Exactly 870 of Florida's 9,320 dental hygienists work in Fort Lauderdale. The number of dental hygienists in Fort Lauderdale has shrunk by 19% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Fort Lauderdale has increased.

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Dental Hygienist employment growth

9,210 9,180 9,040 8,980 9,320
1,070 1,010 1,020 980 870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Lauderdale

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Fort Lauderdale

$48,040 $57,800 $60,650 $68,580 $69,980
$37,810 $38,990 $40,040 $40,790 $42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Fort Lauderdale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Lauderdale

In Fort Lauderdale, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. Fort Lauderdale dental hygienists made $69,980 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for dental hygienists in Fort Lauderdale was $48,040 per year. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Fort Lauderdale is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Fort Lauderdale

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Dental hygienists in Fort Lauderdale earn a median salary of $69,890 per year. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $53,020 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $90,070 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Fort Lauderdale

Dental Hygienist
Public Health
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Fort Lauderdale


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Fort Lauderdale


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Fort Lauderdale


Approximately 15 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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