Rancho Cucamonga has a general population of 127,743 and an overall student population of 3,369. Approximately 608 of Rancho Cucamonga's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
The largest dental hygienist school in Rancho Cucamonga, by student population, is San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cucamonga. In 2010, San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cucamonga graduated approximately 59 students with credentials in dental hygiene.
In 2010, 59 students graduated with a dental hygiene degree from one of Rancho Cucamonga's dental hygienist schools. In 2009 tuition at dental hygienist schools in Rancho Cucamonga was $14,880 per year, on average.
If you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Rancho Cucamonga, your job prospects are good. There were 18,500 dental hygienists working in California and 1,370 working in the greater Rancho Cucamonga area in 2010. The government projects that the number of dental hygienists in Rancho Cucamonga will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
As a dental hygienist in Rancho Cucamonga, you can expect to make an average salary of $86,790 per year. This is lower than the average salary for dental hygienists in the state.