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Dental Hygienist Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

In Grand Rapids, there is only one dental hygienist school where dental hygienist faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist education in Grand Rapids, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist certificate level.


Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Dental Hygienist Employment

Grand Rapids 890
Michigan 8,570

Of the 8,570 dental hygienists employed in Michigan, 890 work in Grand Rapids. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of dental hygienists in Grand Rapids has grown by 25%. As the employment for dental hygienists in Grand Rapids has increased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has also increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Dental Hygienist employment growth

8,480 8,630 8,830 8,970 8,570
710 790 800 900 890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$56,210 $57,740 $56,650 $55,350 $53,500
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

Salaries for dental hygienists in Grand Rapids have decreased. In 2010 Grand Rapids dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $53,500. Dental hygienists in Grand Rapids made a yearly average salary of $56,210, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of dental hygienists in Grand Rapids is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Grand Rapids

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Grand Rapids dental hygienists earn a median yearly salary of $54,030. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,410 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $63,930 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Grand Rapids

Dental Hygienist
Public Health
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Grand Rapids


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Grand Rapids


There is one degree and certificate program in dental hygienist offered by Grand Rapids' dental hygienist school.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Grand Rapids


Approximately 30 students completed dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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