There are schools offering dental hygienist programs in South Carolina!
Schools Offering Dental Hygiene Programs in South Carolina
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Horry-Georgetown Technical College, which was ranked 90th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in South Carolina that has a dental hygienist program. It is located in Conway. 13 students graduated with a degree in dental hygienist from Horry-Georgetown Technical College in 2010. Students at Horry-Georgetown Technical College paid $3,446 per year in tuition fees.
Greenville Technical College, which was ranked 90th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Carolina that has a dental hygienist program. It is located in Greenville. 24 students graduated with degree in dental hygienist from Greenville Technical College in 2010. Students at Greenville Technical College paid $3,636 per year in tuition fees.
Trident Technical College, which was ranked 90th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Carolina that has a dental hygienist program. It is located in Charleston. In 2010, 22 students graduated from Trident Technical College dental hygienist program. Students at Trident Technical College paid $3,530 per year in tuition fees.
Tuition at South Carolina's dental hygienist schools ranges from $3,728 per year to $3,349 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,521 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Carolina dental hygienist schools were charged at the following schools:
- Midlands Technical College - located in West Columbia, students are charged $3,728 per year
- Aiken Technical College - located in Graniteville, students are charged $3,706 per year
- Greenville Technical College - located in Greenville, students are charged $3,636 per year
The lowest tuition rates at South Carolina dental hygienist schools were charged at the following schools:
- Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College - located in Orangeburg, students are charged $3,349 per year
- Central Carolina Technical College - located in Sumter, students are charged $3,380 per year
- Florence-Darlington Technical College - located in Florence, students are charged $3,422 per year
A dental hygienist degree from a South Carolina school... what next?
The highest percentage of dental hygienist graduates in South Carolina pursue careers as a dental hygienist. 2,400 dental hygienists were working in South Carolina in 2010. The largest populations of South Carolina dental hygienists are working in the following counties:
- Calhoun County - 450 dental hygienists
- Berkeley County - 440 dental hygienists
- Greenville County - 300 dental hygienists
The government projects that the number of dental hygienists in South Carolina will grow by 37%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,580 dental hygienists working in South Carolina.
A dental hygienist in South Carolina makes an average of $54,940 per year. But, salaries for dental hygienists can vary. In 2010, dental hygienists made as little as less than $21,980 per year or as much as more than $76,450 per year in South Carolina. The counties in South Carolina with the highest average salary for a dental hygienist are:
- Beaufort County - $61,020 per year
- Allendale County - $58,130 per year
- Berkeley County - $57,950 per year
On average, dental hygienists earns the least in the following South Carolina counties:
- Sumter County - $47,730 per year
- Greenville County - $48,970 per year
- Abbeville County - $53,850 per year
For more data regarding a career in dental hygiene in South Carolina and to compare salaries with various related fields such as health science or medical assisting, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene in South Carolina
- Certificate in Dental Hygiene in South Carolina
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,792 miles from location||Greenville Technical College||Greenville||SC||10.0617||n/a||15,089|
|5,647 miles from location||Trident Technical College||Charleston||SC||9.83283||n/a||14,834|
|5,716 miles from location||Midlands Technical College||West Columbia||SC||8.54988||n/a||11,890|
|5,603 miles from location||Horry-Georgetown Technical College||Conway||SC||10.297||n/a||7,252|
|5,715 miles from location||York Technical College||Rock Hill||SC||9.58954||n/a||6,034|
|5,644 miles from location||Florence-Darlington Technical College||Florence||SC||8.88427||n/a||5,242|
|5,673 miles from location||Central Carolina Technical College||Sumter||SC||8.81998||n/a||4,137|
|5,755 miles from location||Aiken Technical College||Graniteville||SC||8.50122||n/a||3,268|
|5,697 miles from location||Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College||Orangeburg||SC||8.47288||n/a||3,219|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Dental Hygienists +||2,400||$54,940||23.1%|
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