Virginia Dental Hygienist Schools and Career Information

Career Information for Dental Hygienists in Virginia

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Fast Facts for Dental Hygienists in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danville, Blacksburg and Winchester
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Virginia Beach, Lynchburg and Richmond
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Richmond, Virginia Beach and Roanoke

Salaries for Dental Hygienists in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Harrisonburg

Schools for Dental Hygienists in Virginia are listed below.

Selected Dental Hygienist Schools in Virginia

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Fortis Institute
Norfolk, Richmond

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  • Programs: Dental Assistant
  • Degrees: Associate
Everest College
Chesapeake, Woodbridge

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  • Programs: Diploma - Dental Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma
Medical Careers Institute
Henrico, Newport News, Virginia Beach

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  • Programs: Dental Assisting - Associate
  • Degrees: Associate
Centura College
Norfolk, Richmond

Centura College, with campus locations in Virginia, South Carolina and Florida.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant Diploma
  • Degrees: Diploma
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More Virginia Dental Hygienist Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Josef's School of Hair Design Richmond Associate 12,557
Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Associate 41,266
Old Dominion University Norfolk Doctorate 22,287
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 31,700
Virginia Western Community College Roanoke Associate 8,653
Wytheville Community College Wytheville Associate 3,072

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Hygienists

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


Blacksburg 80 $77110 0.85
Christiansburg 80 $77110 0.85
Radford 80 $77110 0.85
Harrisonburg 0 $86960 0
Charlottesville 160 $79030 1.06
Richmond 670 $87310 0.75
Roanoke 140 $69270 0.63
Lynchburg 100 $72270 0.7
Staunton 60 $83490 0.8
Waynesboro 60 $83490 0.8
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