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Dental Hygienist Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in New Orleans. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist education in New Orleans, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Dental Hygienist Employment

New Orleans 460
Louisiana 1,760

Of the 1,760 dental hygienists employed in Louisiana, 460 work in New Orleans. Overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Dental Hygienist employment growth

1,380 1,590 1,800 1,800 1,760
No data No data 560 560 460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$48,630 $54,860 $54,990 $63,440 $64,800
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

In New Orleans, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 New Orleans dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $64,800. Four years earlier in 2006, dental hygienists in New Orleans made an average salary of $48,630 per year. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in New Orleans is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in New Orleans

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

Dental hygienists in New Orleans earn a median salary of $61,450 per year. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,910 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $92,020 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in New Orleans

Health Science
Public Health
Dental Hygienist

On average dental hygienists in New Orleans earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in New Orleans.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in New Orleans


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In New Orleans


There is one degree and certificate program in dental hygienist offered by New Orleans' dental hygienist school.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In New Orleans


In 2010 approximately 46 students graduated from dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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