Avon Park has a general population of 8,542 and an overall student population of 2,902. Approximately 2,902 of Avon Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Of the 1 dental hygienist schools in Avon Park, the largest dental hygiene school, by student population, is South Florida Community College. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at South Florida Community College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a dental hygiene degree from one of Avon Park's dental hygienist schools. If you decide to attend one of Avon Park's dental hygienist schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,489 per year in instate tuition and $16,589 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $947 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,480 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,384.
After graduating with your credentials in dental hygiene, if you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Avon Park, your job prospects are good. There were 9,030 dental hygienists working in Florida and 80 working in the greater Avon Park area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of dental hygienists is expected to increase by 31% in Avon Park. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a dental hygienist in Avon Park is $73,200 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for dental hygienists.
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