Culver City has a general population of 38,816 and an overall student population of 12,618. Approximately 11,866 of Culver City's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Of the 1 dental hygienist schools in Culver City, the largest dental hygiene school, by student population, is West Los Angeles College. In 2010, West Los Angeles College graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in dental hygiene.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a dental hygiene degree in Culver City. In 2009 tuition at dental hygienist schools in Culver City was $722 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year.
Many dental hygiene graduates choose to work as dental hygienists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Culver City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 18,500 dental hygienists in California. Of these dental hygienists, 3,300 were working in the greater Culver City area. By the year 2018, the number of dental hygienists is expected to increase by 25% in Culver City. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
As a dental hygienist in Culver City, you can expect to make an average salary of $93,890 per year. This is higher than the average salary for dental hygienists in the state.