With an overall population of 56,255 and a student population of 24,647, approximately 11,598 of Pensacola students attend one of Pensacola's schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Pensacola's largest dental hygienist school is Pensacola State College. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from Pensacola State College with credentials in dental hygiene.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene from dental hygienist schools in Pensacola in 2010. In 2009 tuition at dental hygienist schools in Pensacola was $2,018 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a dental hygienist program in Pensacola.
Many dental hygiene graduates choose to work as dental hygienists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pensacola, your job prospects are good. There were 9,030 dental hygienists working in Florida and 260 working in the greater Pensacola area in 2010. The number of dental hygienists in Pensacola is expected to increase by 31% by the year 2018. 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 Pensacola is $43,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for dental hygienists.
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