Pocatello has a total population of 51,466 and a student population of 13,585. Of these students, 13,493 are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Of the 1 dental hygienist schools in Pocatello, the largest dental hygiene school, by student population, is Idaho State University. In 2010, approximately 26 students graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Idaho State University.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene in Pocatello in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Pocatello's dental hygienist schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in instate tuition and $24,894 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
If you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,140 dental hygienists in Idaho, 80 were working in the greater Pocatello area. Pocatello's dental hygienist workforce is projected to increase by 35% 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 Pocatello is $60,840 per year, which is lower than the average for dental hygienists state-wide.
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