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Dental Hygienist Schools
In Palatine, Illinois

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Palatine. The trends in Palatine's dental hygienist academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Palatine Vs. Illinois Dental Hygienist Employment

Palatine 5,040
Illinois 8,210

Of the 8,210 dental hygienists employed in Illinois, 5,040 work in Palatine. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of dental hygienists in Palatine has grown by 47%. As the employment for dental hygienists in Palatine has increased, overall employment in Palatine has also increased.

Palatine Vs. Illinois Dental Hygienist employment growth

6,110 7,320 7,370 7,300 8,210
3,430 4,500 4,320 4,240 5,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Palatine

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Palatine

$65,230 $64,710 $66,080 $61,610 $61,520
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Palatine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palatine

Salaries for dental hygienists in Palatine have decreased. Palatine dental hygienists made $61,520 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for dental hygienists in Palatine was $65,230 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Palatine.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Palatine

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Dental hygienists in Palatine make a median yearly salary of $67,330. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,810 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $87,710 per year.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Palatine

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Public Health

On average dental hygienists in Palatine earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Palatine.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Palatine


Many of Palatine's dental hygienists are graduates of the only accredited dental hygienist school in the city.

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Palatine


Palatine's dental hygienist school offers one dental hygienist degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Palatine


Approximately 4 students completed dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Palatine, Illinois

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