Dental Hygienist Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

In Kansas City, there are 2 dental hygienist schools 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 Kansas City, which includes dental hygienist training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Dental Hygienist Employment

Kansas City 1,480
Missouri 2,560

Exactly 1,480 of the 2,560 dental hygienists employed in Missouri, work in Kansas City. There has been a 14% growth in the number of dental hygienists in Kansas City between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for dental hygienists in Kansas City has increased, overall employment in Kansas City has also increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Dental Hygienist employment growth

2,170 2,270 2,330 2,240 2,560
1,300 1,360 1,250 1,390 1,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$65,600 $70,530 $71,450 $70,580 $69,140
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

In Kansas City, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 Kansas City dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $69,140. Four years earlier in 2006, dental hygienists in Kansas City made an average salary of $65,600 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Kansas City.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Kansas City

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

Dental hygienists make a median salary of $70,990 per year in Kansas City. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $58,710 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 43% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Kansas City

Public Health
Dental Hygienist
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Kansas City


Many of Kansas City's dental hygienists are graduates of one of the 2 accredited dental hygienist schools in the city.

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Kansas City


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in dental hygienist offered by Kansas City's dental hygienist schools.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Kansas City


In 2010 approximately 35 students graduated from dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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The number of dental hygienist faculty, growth in the field of dental hygienist academia and dental hygienist faculty salaries in Kansas City, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching dental hygienist courses to students at the associates degree in dental hygienist, bachelors degree in dental hygienist, and masters degree in dental hygienist levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of dental hygienist in Kansas City. A summary of the data collected thus far will be available to you once you have submitted your information.


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