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Dental Hygienist Schools
In Meridian, Mississippi

In Meridian, 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 Meridian, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Meridian Vs. Mississippi Dental Hygienist Employment

Meridian 140
Mississippi 1,220

Exactly 140 of the 1,220 dental hygienists employed in Mississippi, work in Meridian. The number of dental hygienists in Meridian has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of dental hygienists in Meridian has decreased, overall employment in Meridian has also decreased.

Meridian Vs. Mississippi Dental Hygienist employment growth

1,050 1,110 1,220 1,270 1,220
150 130 140 No data 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Meridian

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Meridian

$40,420 $44,810 $45,070 No data $43,900
$27,970 $29,800 $30,880 No data $31,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Meridian
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Meridian

As the number of dental hygienists in Meridian has shrunk, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,900 per year was earned by dental hygienists in Meridian. Four years earlier in 2006, dental hygienists in Meridian made an average salary of $40,420 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Meridian.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Meridian

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Dental hygienists in Meridian make a median yearly salary of $40,230. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,720 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $64,960 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Meridian

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Public Health

On average dental hygienists in Meridian earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Meridian.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Meridian


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Meridian


There is one degree and certificate program in dental hygienist offered by Meridian's dental hygienist school.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Meridian


Approximately 13 students completed dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Meridian, Mississippi

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