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Dental Hygienist Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dental Hygienist faculty can choose to work at only one dental hygienist school in Philadelphia. The trends in Philadelphia'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

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Dental Hygienist Employment

Philadelphia 2,500
Pennsylvania 8,290

Exactly 2,500 of the 8,290 dental hygienists employed in Pennsylvania, work in Philadelphia. There has been a 5% decline in the number of dental hygienists in Philadelphia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of dental hygienists in Philadelphia has decreased, overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Dental Hygienist employment growth

7,130 6,800 7,330 7,400 8,290
2,630 2,460 2,540 2,560 2,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$57,100 $61,880 $63,410 $62,990 $61,300
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, salaries for dental hygienists have increased. In 2010 Philadelphia dental hygienists earned an average yearly salary of $61,300. Four years earlier in 2006, dental hygienists in Philadelphia made an average salary of $57,100 per year. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Philadelphia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Philadelphia

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

Dental hygienists make a median salary of $62,440 per year in Philadelphia. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 71% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Philadelphia

Dental Hygienist
Public Health
Health Science

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

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Philadelphia


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Philadelphia


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Philadelphia


In 2010 approximately 23 students graduated from dental hygienist courses.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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