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Fast Facts for Dental Hygienists in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Cleveland, Johnson City and Kingsport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga

Salaries for Dental Hygienists in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Johnson City, Clarksville and Knoxville

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More Tennessee 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
Total Enrollment
Johnson City
Doctorate
14,353
Nashville
Doctorate
8,177
Chattanooga
Associates
8,152
Harriman
Associates
5,626
Memphis
Doctorate
3,199
Collegedale
Doctorate
3,035
Memphis
Associates
1,420
Memphis
N/A
843
Nashville
N/A
806
Nashville
Associates
308
Madisonville
Bachelors
302

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Hygienists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Tennessee. 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® 23.1 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
Jackson100 $67,000
Johnson City140 $58,600
Cleveland70 $67,690
Morristown70 $61,310
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin1150 $67,490
Knoxville640 $76,380

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