In Hawaii an estimated 19 students graduate from dental hygienist schools every year. If you too are interested in a career in dental hygiene, Hawaii has 1 dental hygienist schools for you to choose from. At dental hygienist schools in Hawaii, you can expect to pay $7,167 per year in tuition for a degree in dental hygiene.
Hawaii's largest dental hygienist school, which is located in Honolulu, is University of Hawaii at Manoa. Approximately 19 students graduated with a dental hygiene degree from University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2009, which was 100% of the total state dental hygiene graduates for that year. Tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa, was $7,167 per year in 2010.
A majority of dental hygiene graduates choose to work as dental hygienists. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for dental hygiene graduates in Hawaii is good. There are currently an estimated 710 dental hygienists working in Hawaii. And the government projects that this number will increase by 17%, or to 840 dental hygienists by the year 2018.
In Hawaii, as a dental hygienist, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $48,140 per year to more than $83,765 per year. The median salary for dental hygienists in Hawaii is $68,020 per year.