With an overall population of 25,737 and a student population of 17,766, approximately 16,469 of Paramus students attend one of Paramus's schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
The largest dental hygienist school in Paramus, by student population, is Bergen Community College. In 2010, Bergen Community College graduated approximately 37 students with credentials in dental hygiene.
In 2010, 37 students graduated with a dental hygiene degree in Paramus. If you decide to attend a dental hygienist school in Paramus, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,518.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year.
Many dental hygiene graduates choose to work as dental hygienists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Paramus, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,500 dental hygienists in New Jersey. Of these dental hygienists, 4,190 were working in the greater Paramus area. By the year 2018, the number of dental hygienists is expected to increase by 22% in Paramus. 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 Paramus is $82,540 per year, which is higher than the average for dental hygienists state-wide.