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Dental Hygienist Schools
In Sumter, South Carolina

There is only one dental hygienist school in Sumter for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of dental hygienist and dental hygienist education in Sumter, which includes dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist certificate level.


Professional Trends

Sumter Vs. South Carolina Dental Hygienist Employment

Sumter 40
South Carolina 2,400

Exactly 40 of the 2,400 dental hygienists employed in South Carolina, work in Sumter. There has been a 20% decline in the number of dental hygienists in Sumter between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Sumter has increased.

Sumter Vs. South Carolina Dental Hygienist employment growth

2,050 2,580 2,630 2,460 2,400
50 50 60 40 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Sumter

Dental Hygienist VS. All professions salaries in Sumter

$44,740 $47,320 $48,580 $56,730 $47,730
$29,910 $30,280 $31,550 $33,180 $33,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist in Sumter
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sumter

Salaries for dental hygienists in Sumter have increased. Sumter dental hygienists made $47,730 per year, on average, in 2010. Dental hygienists in Sumter made a yearly average salary of $44,740, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of dental hygienists in Sumter is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Sumter

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90th percentile

Sumter dental hygienists earn a median yearly salary of $52,710. The 10% of dental hygienists in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,980 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 177% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Sumter

Health Science
Dental Hygienist
Public Health

Sumter dental hygienists have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Dental Hygienist schools in Sumter


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

Dental Hygienist Programs Offered In Sumter


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

Student Completed Dental Hygienist Degrees In Sumter


Approximately 5 students graduated from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Sumter, South Carolina

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