Dental Hygienist in Wyoming

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Schools Offering Dental Hygiene Programs in Wyoming


Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of Wyoming receive dental hygiene degrees every year. Thus, Wyoming's 3 dental hygienist schools put out approximately 56 dental hygienists each year.

Top Schools

University of Wyoming, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a dental hygienist program. It is located in Laramie. In 2010, 16 students graduated from University of Wyoming's dental hygienist program. The tuition rate at University of Wyoming was $3,927 per year.

The second-ranked school in Wyoming with a dental hygienist program is Sheridan College, which is located in Sheridan. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. In 2010, 21 students graduated from Sheridan College dental hygienist program. Tuition at Sheridan College was $2,322 per year.

The third-ranked school in Wyoming with a dental hygienist program is Laramie County Community College, which is located in Cheyenne. In 2010, it was ranked 85th nationwide. 19 students graduated with degree in dental hygienist from Laramie County Community College in 2010. Tuition at Laramie County Community College was $2,472 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Wyoming's dental hygienist schools ranges from $3,927 per year to $2,322 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,907 per year. In 2010, the dental hygienist schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Wyoming were:

  1. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year
  2. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year
  3. Sheridan College - located in Sheridan, students are charged $2,322 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Wyoming dental hygienist schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sheridan College - located in Sheridan, students are charged $2,322 per year
  2. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year
  3. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year

A dental hygienist degree from a Wyoming school... what next?

Most people who graduate from dental hygienist school in Wyoming go on to work as a dental hygienist. 350 dental hygienists were working in Wyoming in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Wyoming dental hygienists:

  1. Lincoln County - 80 dental hygienists
  2. Laramie County - 70 dental hygienists
  3. Campbell County - 60 dental hygienists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of dental hygienists is expected to grow by 32% by 2018. There are projected to be 500 dental hygienists working in the Wyoming then.

Salary

On average, dental hygienists earn $64,240 per year. However, this number is only an average. dental hygienists in Wyoming had varying salaries from $31,030 to $91,390 per year in 2010. A dental hygienist in the following Wyoming counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Lincoln County - $68,620 per year
  2. Natrona County - $68,130 per year
  3. Albany County - $64,740 per year

The following counties in Wyoming have the lowest average salaries for dental hygienists:

  1. Campbell County - $57,960 per year
  2. Big Horn County - $61,610 per year
  3. Laramie County - $63,470 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in dental hygiene in Wyoming 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 Wyoming
  • Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene in Wyoming

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,030 miles from location University of Wyoming Laramie WY 32.3209 49% 12,427
6,992 miles from location Laramie County Community College Cheyenne WY 15.0278 n/a 4,905
7,051 miles from location Sheridan College Sheridan WY 17.4917 n/a 3,899
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Dental Hygienists + 350 $64,240 34.6%
 

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