Miami has a general population of 362,470 and an overall student population of 150,768. Approximately 59,120 of Miami's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Miami Dade College is the largest dental hygienist school in Miami, based on student population. In 2010, Miami Dade College graduated approximately 44 students with credentials in dental hygiene.
A reported 44 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene in Miami in 2010. In 2009 tuition at dental hygienist schools in Miami was $2,586 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a dental hygienist program in Miami.
After graduating with your credentials in dental hygiene, if you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Miami, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 dental hygienists in Florida were working in the greater Miami area. The number of dental hygienists in Miami is expected to increase by 31% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a dental hygienist in Miami is $48,150 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for dental hygienists.
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