Tennessee Dental Hygienist Schools and Career Information

Career Information for Dental Hygienists in Tennessee

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Fast Facts for Dental Hygienists in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Cleveland, Johnson City and Kingsport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga

Salaries for Dental Hygienists in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Johnson City, Clarksville and Knoxville

Schools for Dental Hygienists in Tennessee are listed below.

Selected Dental Hygienist Schools in Tennessee

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  • Programs: Dental Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate
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  • Programs: Dental Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma
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  • Programs: Dental Assisting, Associates Degree, Dental Assisting, Diploma
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

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  • Programs: Dental Assisting - Associate of Applied Science, Dental Assisting - Diploma
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma
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  • Programs: Dental Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma
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More Tennessee Dental Hygienist Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Chattanooga State Technical Community College Chattanooga Associate 8,108
East Tennessee State University Johnson City Doctorate & First Professional 13,119
Roane State Community College Harriman Associate 5,404
Southern Adventist University Collegedale Masters 2,640
Tennessee State University Nashville Doctorate 9,065
The University of Tennessee Knoxville Doctorate 29,937

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Hygienists

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


Jackson 80 $53270 0.84
Johnson City 110 $65180 0.98
Cleveland 70 $65160 1.03
Knoxville 520 $71930 0.96
Morristown 30 $57490 0.53
Nashville 1430 $70090 1.11
Davidson 1430 $70090 1.11
Murfreesboro 1430 $70090 1.11
Franklin 1430 $70090 1.11
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