Florida Dental Hygienist Schools and Career Information

Career Information for Dental Hygienists in Florida

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Fast Facts for Dental Hygienists in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sebastian, Punta Gorda and Port St. Lucie
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lakeland, Orlando and Tampa
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and Miami

Salaries for Dental Hygienists in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Cape Coral, Palm Bay and Naples

Schools for Dental Hygienists in Florida are listed below.

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  • Programs: Dental Assisting
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma
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  • Programs: Dental Assistant - Diploma
  • Degrees: Diploma

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More Florida Dental Hygienist Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Brevard Community College Cocoa Associate 14,496
Broward College Fort Lauderdale Associate 31,730
Daytona State College Daytona Beach Bachelor 13,675
Edison State College Fort Myers Bachelor 11,369
Florida Community College at Jacksonville Jacksonville Bachelor 24,939
Florida National College Hialeah Bachelor 2,158
Gulf Coast Community College Panama City Associate 5,758
Hillsborough Community College Tampa Associate 22,621
Indian River State College Fort Pierce Bachelor 14,932
Lake-Sumter Community College Leesburg Associate 3,904
Manatee Community College Bradenton Associate 9,869
Miami Dade College Miami Bachelor 54,094
Palm Beach Community College Lake Worth Associate 22,881
Pasco-Hernando Community College New Port Richey Associate 8,065
Pensacola Junior College Pensacola Associate 10,728
Santa Fe College Gainesville Associate 14,824
South Florida Community College Avon Park Associate 2,787
St Petersburg College Clearwater Bachelor 25,450
Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee Associate 13,776
Valencia Community College Orlando Associate 32,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Hygienists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Dental Hygienists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Dental Hygienists relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 210 $58100 1.16
Homosassa Springs 40 $56920 0.99
Jacksonville 850 $63800 0.94
Cape Coral 340 $65770 0.99
Fort Myers 340 $65770 0.99
Crestview 160 $62640 1.11
Fort Walton Beach 160 $62640 1.11
Destin 160 $62640 1.11
Deltona 300 $61900 1.12
Daytona Beach 300 $61900 1.12
Ormond Beach 300 $61900 1.12
Orlando 1290 $68080 0.79
Kissimmee 1290 $68080 0.79
Sanford 1290 $68080 0.79
Palm Bay 330 $69280 1.17
Melbourne 330 $69280 1.17
Titusville 330 $69280 1.17
Panama City 130 $58450 1.11
Pensacola 320 $57000 1.37
Ferry Pass 320 $57000 1.37
Brent 320 $57000 1.37
Port St. Lucie 200 $70360 1.02
Punta Gorda 0 $69560 0
Lakeland 180 $67080 0.58
Winter Haven 180 $67080 0.58
Miami 3040 $63560 0.86
Fort Lauderdale 3040 $63560 0.86
West Palm Beach 3040 $63560 0.86
Naples 250 $84310 1.31
Immokalee 250 $84310 1.31
Marco Island 250 $84310 1.31
North Port 450 $67310 1.13
Sarasota 450 $67310 1.13
Bradenton 450 $67310 1.13
Ocala 160 $63890 1.17
Sebastian 130 $61430 1.92
Vero Beach 130 $61430 1.92
Sebring 60 $70580 1.61
Tallahassee 160 $55420 0.7
Tampa 1570 $70180 0.89
St. Petersburg 1570 $70180 0.89
Clearwater 1570 $70180 0.89
The Villages 70 $59480 1.86
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