Salinas has a general population of 151,060 and an overall student population of 11,980. Approximately 10,451 of Salinas's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Hartnell College is the largest dental hygienist school in Salinas, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Hartnell College with credentials in dental hygiene.
In 2009 tuition at dental hygienist schools in Salinas was $788 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Salinas, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 164 dental hygienists in California were working in the greater Salinas area. The number of dental hygienists in Salinas is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a dental hygienist in Salinas is $93,060 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for dental hygienists.