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Dental Hygienist Schools In Oklahoma

In Oklahoma, there are 3 accredited schools where dental hygienist classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Oklahoma'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 following levels:


  1. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

    1100 N Lindsay, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104-5499

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Rose State College

    6420 S E 15th, Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110-2799

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Tulsa Community College

    6111 E Skelly Dr, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135-6198

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Oklahoma 1,700
National 177,520

Of all of the dental hygienists in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oklahoma.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Oklahoma

1,530 1,710 1,630 1,670 1,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oklahoma, dental hygienist is a growing field. There were 170 more dental hygienists working in Oklahoma in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 11% growth in the field. 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 Oklahoma

$59,440 $57,790 $61,410 $60,610 $62,470
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to dental hygienists are growing in Oklahoma. Dental hygienists earned a yearly mean salary of $59,440 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $62,470 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Oklahoma

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 5% growth in dental hygienists' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Oklahoma, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of dental hygienist. The pay differential between the highest paid dental hygienists and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 112%

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Oklahoma

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Public Health

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of dental hygienists is increasing in Oklahoma state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited dental hygienist schools in Oklahoma state is decreasing. In 2006, 68 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in Oklahoma. And in 2010, 60 students graduated.

This represents a 12% decrease in the number of dental hygienist degree or certificate school graduates in Oklahoma state. 67% of these graduates received a associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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