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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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Los Angeles
Doctorate
43,871
Pasadena
Associates
27,165
Fresno
Associates
22,925
Sacramento
Associates
22,042
Santa Rosa
Associates
21,217
Norwalk
Associates
20,979
Pleasant Hill
Associates
19,419
Chula Vista
Associates
18,727
Los Angeles
Associates
17,661
Cypress
Associates
15,941
Los Altos Hills
Bachelors
15,369
Hayward
Associates
13,742
Culver City
Bachelors
12,422
Aptos
Associates
11,978
Redding
Bachelors
9,289
Moreno Valley
Associates
9,202
Oxnard
Associates
7,115
Alameda
Associates
6,397
Stockton
Doctorate
6,128
Taft
Associates
6,025
Visalia
Associates
5,553
Loma Linda
Doctorate
4,444
San Francisco
Doctorate
3,145
Anaheim
Masters
2,156
Sacramento
Associates
1,186
San Jose
Associates
715
San Bernardino
Associates
679
San Diego
Associates
634
Garden Grove
Associates
547
Panorama City
Associates
224

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Hygienists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield300 $95,540
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade1790 $96,650
SalinasN/A $89,070
San Diego-Carlsbad2520 $89,970
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim7190 $95,810
Madera50 $79,190
Modesto380 $97,940
Napa160 $100,100
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura550 $101,800
Redding80 $90,280
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario1670 $89,170
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward3480 $109,100
Stockton-Lodi350 $88,900
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara1420 $105,970
Vallejo-Fairfield200 $96,480
Visalia-Porterville220 $80,180
Yuba City60 $77,490
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande190 $89,850
Santa Cruz-Watsonville320 $103,770
Santa Maria-Santa BarbaraN/A $107,700
Santa Rosa380 $97,400
Chico260 $97,730
Fresno300 $88,640
Hanford-Corcoran40 $84,040

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