Davenport has a general population of 98,359 and an overall student population of 14,811. Approximately 8,480 of Davenport's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Eastern Iowa Community College District is the largest dental hygienist school in Davenport, based on student population. In 2010, Eastern Iowa Community College District graduated approximately 0 students from its dental hygiene program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,652 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Davenport dental hygiene schools was an average of $13,332 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,600 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,872.
After graduating with your credentials in dental hygiene, if you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Davenport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 dental hygienists in Iowa were working in the greater Davenport area. Davenport's dental hygienist workforce is projected 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 Davenport is $64,760 per year, which is lower than the average for dental hygienists state-wide.
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