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Dental Hygienist Schools In North Dakota

There is only one accredited dental hygienist school in North Dakota for faculty who teach dental hygienist classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the dental hygienist academic community in North Dakota, and the future trends in dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


  1. North Dakota State College of Science

    800 N 6th St, Wahpeton, North Dakota 58076

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Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

North Dakota 590
National 177,520

Of all of the dental hygienists in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of North Dakota.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In North Dakota

600 570 550 520 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Dakota, dental hygienist is a shrinking field. In North Dakota, 10 less dental hygienists were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% decline in the field. 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 North Dakota

$51,330 $51,950 $54,820 $58,370 $56,070
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In North Dakota, as the number of dental hygienists is declining, the salaries earned by dental hygienists are increasing. In 2006 dental hygienists made a mean salary of $51,330 per year, and in 2010 they made $56,070 per year.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in North Dakota

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Thus, dental hygienists' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 101% 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 North Dakota.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in North Dakota

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Public Health

In North Dakota, dental hygienists earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Dakota


As the number of dental hygienists is decreasing in North Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited dental hygienist school in North Dakota state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 27 dental hygienist graduates from dental hygienist courses in North Dakota and in 2010 there were 25 graduates.

This represents a 7% decrease in the number of dental hygienist degree or certificate school graduates in North Dakota state. 100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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