With an overall population of 92,482 and a student population of 11,310, approximately 11,310 of San Mateo students attend one of San Mateo's schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
The largest dental hygienist school in San Mateo, by student population, is College of San Mateo. In 2010, College of San Mateo graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in dental hygiene.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $780 per year in tuition costs.
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 San Mateo, your job prospects are good. There were 18,500 dental hygienists working in California and 1,250 working in the greater San Mateo area in 2010. The number of dental hygienists in San Mateo is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
As a dental hygienist in San Mateo, you can expect to make an average salary of $109,770 per year. This is higher than the average salary for dental hygienists in the state.