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Dental Hygienist Schools In Montana

Dental Hygienist classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited dental hygienist school in Montana. The trends in Montana's dental hygienist academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in dental hygienist includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


  1. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

    2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, Montana 59405

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Montana 700
National 177,520

Approximately 0% of the country's dental hygienists work in Montana state.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Montana

540 640 700 660 700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of dental hygienists is growing in Montana. There were 160 more dental hygienists working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of dental hygienists has grown by 30%. This growth is faster than the national trend for dental hygienists which shows a 7% increase in the number of dental hygienists working around the nation.

Dental Hygienist VS. All Professions salaries in Montana

$57,650 $61,280 $65,920 $66,460 $64,650
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to dental hygienists are growing in Montana. The mean salary for dental hygienists in 2006 was $57,650 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $64,650 per year.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Montana

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This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Montana state, within the field of dental hygienist, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid dental hygienists earn 46% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Montana

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Public Health

Dental hygienists in Montana earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist programs available for each degree type for all schools in Montana


As the number of dental hygienists is increasing in Montana state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited dental hygienist school in Montana state is also increasing. In 2006, 14 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in Montana. And in 2010, 15 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of dental hygienist school degree or certificate graduates in Montana by 7%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Montana

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