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Dental Hygienist Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Lexington. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the dental hygienist academic community in Lexington, and the future trends. Academia in dental hygienist includes dental hygienist training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Dental Hygienist Employment

Lexington 240
Kentucky 1,690

Of the 1,690 dental hygienists employed in Kentucky, 240 work in Lexington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lexington, there has been a 40% decline in the number of dental hygienists. As the number of dental hygienists in Lexington has decreased, overall employment in Lexington has increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Dental Hygienist employment growth

1,800 1,720 1,790 1,610 1,690
400 320 310 250 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$51,940 $53,480 $54,570 $55,220 $55,130
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

Salaries for dental hygienists in Lexington have increased. In 2010 Lexington dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $55,130. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for dental hygienists in Lexington was $51,940 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Lexington

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

Dental hygienists in Lexington make a median yearly salary of $55,260. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $64,460 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Lexington

Dental Hygienist
Public Health
Health Science

Lexington dental hygienists have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Lexington


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Lexington


Lexington's dental hygienist schools offer 2 dental hygienist degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Lexington


Approximately 54 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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