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Fast Facts for Dental Hygienists in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lake Charles, Baton Rouge and New Orleans
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lafayette, Alexandria and Houma
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Dental Hygienists in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lake Charles, New Orleans and Baton Rouge

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More Louisiana Dental Hygienist Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Monroe
Doctorate
9,181
Shreveport
Associates
3,088
New Orleans
Doctorate
2,777

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.

2018 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
New Orleans-Metairie430 $56,570
Shreveport-Bossier City210 $52,700
Lake Charles50 $58,040
Baton Rouge420 $67,410
Hammond50 $69,270
Houma-Thibodaux80 $72,910
Lafayette330 $52,570
MonroeN/A $45,700
AlexandriaN/A $66,680

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