Washington Dental Hygienist Schools and Career Information

Career Information for Dental Hygienists in Washington

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Fast Facts for Dental Hygienists in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bremerton, Wenatchee and Bellingham
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Longview, Seattle and Spokane
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane

Salaries for Dental Hygienists in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Seattle, Bremerton and Kennewick

Schools for Dental Hygienists in Washington are listed below.

Selected Dental Hygienist Schools in Washington

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More Washington Dental Hygienist Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bates Technical College Tacoma Associate 5,463
Clark College Vancouver Associate 9,705
Columbia Basin College Pasco Associate 6,393
Eastern Washington University Cheney Doctorate 10,686
Lake Washington Technical College Kirkland Associate 3,996
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom Lakewood Associate 7,504
Seattle Community College-Central Campus Seattle Associate 6,810
Shoreline Community College Shoreline Associate 5,581
Yakima Valley Community College Yakima Associate 4,354

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Hygienists

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


Bremerton 160 $94920 1.38
Silverdale 160 $94920 1.38
Bellingham 150 $92520 1.26
Longview 80 $94160 1.62
Mount Vernon 120 $91970 1.74
Anacortes 120 $91970 1.74
Kennewick 220 $87640 1.47
Richland 220 $87640 1.47
Olympia 230 $91900 1.56
Tumwater 230 $91900 1.56
Seattle 3340 $93050 1.26
Tacoma 3340 $93050 1.26
Bellevue 3340 $93050 1.26
Spokane 550 $85240 1.71
Spokane Valley 550 $85240 1.71
Walla Walla 50 $84550 1.29
Wenatchee 50 $90030 0.78
Yakima 210 $86720 1.74
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