Dental Hygienist Schools
In Norfolk, Virginia

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Norfolk. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in dental hygienist in the city of Norfolk, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Dental Hygienist
  • Masters degree in Dental Hygienist


Professional Trends

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Dental Hygienist Employment

Norfolk 670
Virginia 4,170

Of the 4,170 dental hygienists employed in Virginia, 670 work in Norfolk. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of dental hygienists in Norfolk has grown by 20%. As the employment for dental hygienists in Norfolk has increased, overall employment in Norfolk has also increased.

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Dental Hygienist employment growth

3,310 3,470 3,580 3,990 4,170
560 640 650 720 670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Norfolk

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Norfolk

$60,530 $64,660 $69,170 $71,260 $73,580
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Norfolk
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Norfolk

Salaries for dental hygienists in Norfolk have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $73,580 per year was earned by dental hygienists in Norfolk. Four years earlier in 2006, dental hygienists in Norfolk made an average salary of $60,530 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Norfolk.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Norfolk

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

Norfolk dental hygienists earn a median yearly salary of $75,910. The difference in pay between the dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 50%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $60,260 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,230 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Norfolk

Public Health
Health Science
Dental Hygienist

On average dental hygienist salaries in Norfolk are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Norfolk


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Norfolk


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Norfolk


In 2010 approximately 58 students completed dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Norfolk, Virginia

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The number of dental hygienist faculty, growth in the field of dental hygienist academia and dental hygienist faculty salaries in Norfolk, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching dental hygienist courses to students at the bachelors degree in dental hygienist, and masters degree in dental hygienist levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future dental hygienist faculty in Norfolk. A summary of the data collected thus far will be available to you once you have submitted your information.


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