With an overall population of 16,412 and a student population of 17,853, approximately 17,853 of Cocoa students attend one of Cocoa's schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
The largest dental hygienist school in Cocoa, by student population, is Brevard Community College. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Brevard Community College.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a dental hygiene degree in Cocoa. If you decide to attend a dental hygienist school in Cocoa, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,148.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for dental hygiene related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Cocoa, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,030 dental hygienists in Florida, 350 were working in the greater Cocoa area. Cocoa's dental hygienist workforce is projected to increase by 31% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
As a dental hygienist in Cocoa, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,030 per year. This is higher than the average salary for dental hygienists in the state.
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