Pennsylvania Dental Hygienist Schools and Career Information

Career Information for Dental Hygienists in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Dental Hygienists in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lancaster, Williamsport and Allentown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisburg, Scranton and Altoona
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Dental Hygienists in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Reading and Harrisburg

Schools for Dental Hygienists in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Dental Hygienist Schools in Pennsylvania

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Fortis Institute
Erie, Scranton

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  • Programs: Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Dental Assisting
  • Degrees: Diploma

Jump into the exciting world of technology or medical services at Harris School.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate

KTI is committed to the total development of the individual by providing high-demand skill specific career training and the employer required soft skills such as proper business attitude, behavior, professional attire and punctuality.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant, Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA), Dental Assistant Specialist
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
YTI Career Institute
Altoona, Lancaster

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  • Programs: Dental Assisting - Diploma
  • Degrees: Diploma
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More Pennsylvania Dental Hygienist Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Commonwealth Technical Institute Johnstown Associate 248
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
Harcum College Bryn Mawr Associate 947
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Manor College Jenkintown Associate 982
Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Blue Bell Associate 9,184
Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem Associate 7,912
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport Bachelor 6,682
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Hygienists

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


Altoona 60 $57990 0.75
Gettysburg 60 $68420 1.36
Harrisburg 420 $60550 0.91
Carlisle 420 $60550 0.91
Johnstown 80 $51530 0.96
Chambersburg 100 $64330 1.21
Waynesboro 100 $64330 1.21
East Stroudsburg 0 $63020 0
Erie 230 $54410 1.27
Pittsburgh 2170 $55800 1.32
Reading 260 $68040 1.04
Lancaster 570 $69030 1.69
Lebanon 60 $57270 0.82
Scranton 320 $51950 0.87
Wilkes 320 $51950 0.87
Barre 320 $51950 0.87
Hazleton 320 $51950 0.87
State College 160 $59110 1.67
Williamsport 50 $65390 0.68
York 300 $69190 1.17
Hanover 300 $69190 1.17
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