Each year, an average of 88 students graduate from dental hygienist schools in Maine. If you too are interested in studying dental hygiene, Maine has 2 dental hygienist schools from which you can choose. You can expect to pay an average of $17,387 per year in tuition for a degree in dental hygiene in Maine state.
Maine's largest dental hygienist school, which is located in Biddeford, is University of New England. In 2009, a reported 68 students graduated with a dental hygiene degree from University of New England. This was 77% of the total dental hygiene graduates in Maine for that year. Tuition at University of New England, was $27,920 per year in 2010.
A majority of dental hygiene graduates choose to work as dental hygienists. If after graduation, you are planning on working in Maine, it is important to know that the job outlook for dental hygiene graduates in the state is good. An estimated 1,140 dental hygienists are in Maine state. And the government projects that this number will increase by 14%, or to 1,310 dental hygienists by the year 2018.
If you work as a dental hygienist in Maine, your yearly salary can range from less than $52,178 to more than $86,468. Dental Hygienists in Maine earn a median yearly salary of $66,655.
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