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Dental Hygienist Schools
In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

The city of Harrisburg has only one 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 Harrisburg, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Harrisburg Vs. Pennsylvania Dental Hygienist Employment

Harrisburg 380
Pennsylvania 8,290

Exactly 380 of Pennsylvania's 8,290 dental hygienists work in Harrisburg. There has been a 65% growth in the number of dental hygienists in Harrisburg between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Harrisburg has also increased.

Harrisburg Vs. Pennsylvania Dental Hygienist employment growth

7,130 6,800 7,330 7,400 8,290
230 300 270 350 380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Harrisburg

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Harrisburg

$53,330 $53,740 $57,180 $59,670 $58,340
$37,850 $39,190 $40,700 $42,140 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Harrisburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Harrisburg

As the number of dental hygienists in Harrisburg has grown, salaries for dental hygienists have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,340 per year was earned by dental hygienists in Harrisburg. The average salary for dental hygienists in Harrisburg was $53,330 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Harrisburg.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Harrisburg

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Dental hygienists in Harrisburg make a median yearly salary of $61,690. The difference in pay between the dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 78%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,690 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $72,620 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Harrisburg

Dental Hygienist
Public Health
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Harrisburg


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Harrisburg


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Harrisburg


In 2010 approximately 25 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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