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Dental Hygienist Schools In New Jersey

There are 8 accredited dental hygienist schools in New Jersey for faculty who teach dental hygienist classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist training in New Jersey, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


  1. Bergen Community College

    400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-1595

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  2. Brookdale Community College

    765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597

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  3. Burlington County College

    601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599

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  4. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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  5. Essex County College

    303 University Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  6. Middlesex County College

    2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08818-3050

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  7. Raritan Valley Community College

    118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876

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  8. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

    65 Bergen Street, Room 1441, Newark, New Jersey 07101-1709

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Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

New Jersey 4,560
National 177,520

Of all of the dental hygienists that work in the US, approximately 3% work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In New Jersey

4,910 5,070 4,650 4,530 4,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, the field of dental hygienist is shrinking. 350 less dental hygienists were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 7% in four years. This is slower than the trend for dental hygienists around the US. Nationally, the number of dental hygienists has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Dental Hygienist VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$70,280 $72,520 $73,480 $76,050 $78,450
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by dental hygienists is increasing in New Jersey. The mean salary for dental hygienists in 2006 was $70,280 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $78,450 per year.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in New Jersey

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Thus, dental hygienists' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 41% pay differential between the highest paid dental hygienists and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of dental hygienist in New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in New Jersey

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Public Health

In New Jersey, dental hygienists make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited dental hygienist schools in New Jersey is increasing. In 2006 there were 120 dental hygienist graduates from dental hygienist courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 150 graduates.

This represents a 25% increase in the number of dental hygienist degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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