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Dental Hygienist Schools In Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, there are 8 accredited schools where dental hygienist classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in dental hygienist in the state of Wisconsin, which encompasses dental hygienist training at the dental hygienist associates degree level.


  1. Madison Area Technical College

    3550 Anderson St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704

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  2. Fox Valley Technical College

    1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin 54912-2277

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  3. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  4. Northcentral Technical College

    1000 Campus Dr, Wausau, Wisconsin 54401-1899

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  5. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

    2740 W Mason St, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54307-9042

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  6. Chippewa Valley Technical College

    620 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701-6162

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  7. Waukesha County Technical College

    800 Main Street, Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072-4601

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  8. Western Technical College in La Crosse

    400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-0908

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Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Dental Hygienist Employment

Wisconsin 4,950
National 177,520

Of all of the dental hygienists in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Wisconsin.

Employment Growth for Dental hygienists In Wisconsin

4,160 4,300 4,550 4,870 4,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of dental hygienists is growing in Wisconsin. There were 790 more dental hygienists working in Wisconsin in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 19% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of dental hygienists around the country. Nationally, the number of dental hygienists has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Dental Hygienist VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$55,070 $56,960 $60,420 $61,030 $61,120
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Dental Hygienist
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of dental hygienists is growing, the salaries paid to dental hygienists are increasing in Wisconsin. The mean salary for dental hygienists in 2006 was $55,070 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $61,120 per year.

Salary percentiles for Dental hygienists in Wisconsin

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90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Wisconsin state, within the field of dental hygienist, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid dental hygienists earn 50% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Dental hygienists and related professions in Wisconsin

Dental Hygienist
Health Science
Public Health

In Wisconsin, dental hygienists earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited dental hygienist schools in Wisconsin is decreasing. In Wisconsin, there were 168 graduates in 2006. And there were 159 graduates from dental hygienist courses in 2010.

This represents a 5% decrease in the number of dental hygienist degree or certificate school graduates in Wisconsin state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in dental hygienist.

Dental Hygienist Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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