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Fast Facts for Dental Hygienists in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Cruz, Yuba City and San Luis Obispo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Salinas, San Jose and Visalia
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Oakland, Santa Ana and Sacramento

Salaries for Dental Hygienists in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Santa Rosa, Oakland and Napa

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More California Dental Hygienist Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Los Angeles
Doctorate
47,310
Pasadena
Associates
26,862
Fresno
Associates
24,366
Norwalk
Associates
21,745
Sacramento
Associates
21,379
Pleasant Hill
Associates
20,271
Santa Rosa
Associates
20,000
Chula Vista
Associates
18,569
Cypress
Bachelors
15,794
Los Altos Hills
Bachelors
14,732
Hayward
Associates
13,833
Culver City
Bachelors
11,743
Aptos
Associates
11,321
Moreno Valley
Associates
10,074
Redding
Bachelors
9,105
Oxnard
Associates
7,418
Stockton
Doctorate
6,493
Alameda
Associates
6,389
Taft
Associates
6,155
Visalia
Bachelors
5,275
Loma Linda
Doctorate
4,448
Anaheim
Masters
3,424
San Francisco
Doctorate
3,114
Riverside
Doctorate
2,339
Sacramento
Associates
1,214
San Bernardino
Associates
737
San Diego
Associates
664
San Jose
Associates
629
Garden Grove
Associates
609

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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Fresno340 $90,790
Hanford-Corcoran50 $80,550
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim6610 $98,640
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario1530 $93,280
Salinas310 $95,330
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara1690 $112,210
Napa190 $105,310
Santa Cruz-Watsonville310 $106,100
Visalia-Porterville170 $82,960
Redding110 $88,280
Modesto310 $107,210
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura650 $104,410
Stockton-Lodi280 $90,920
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande170 $90,470
Santa Maria-Santa BarbaraN/A $107,680
Yuba City60 $82,870
Merced70 $81,920
Bakersfield390 $94,110
Santa Rosa490 $108,010
Vallejo-Fairfield160 $96,300
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward3720 $109,750
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade1630 $99,160
San Diego-Carlsbad2130 $95,970
Chico220 $93,690
MaderaN/A $81,100

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