Louisiana Dental Hygienist Schools and Career Information

Career Information for Dental Hygienists in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Dental Hygienists in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lake Charles, Baton Rouge and New Orleans
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lafayette, Alexandria and Houma
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Dental Hygienists in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lake Charles, New Orleans and Baton Rouge

Schools for Dental Hygienists in Louisiana are listed below.

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More Louisiana Dental Hygienist Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans New Orleans Doctorate & First Professional 2,234
Southern University at Shreveport Shreveport Associate 2,337
University of Louisiana Monroe Monroe Doctorate & First Professional 8,541
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette Doctorate 16,345

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Hygienists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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


Alexandria 0 $68140 0
Baton Rouge 360 $65820 0.64
Houma 130 $64530 0.96
Thibodaux 130 $64530 0.96
Lafayette 260 $47110 0.82
Lake Charles 80 $42440 0.57
Monroe 130 $38980 1.19
New Orleans 620 $58490 0.76
Metairie 620 $58490 0.76
Shreveport 140 $46810 0.53
Bossier City 140 $46810 0.53
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