El Paso has a total population of 563,662 and a student population of 53,380. Of these students, 28,168 are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
El Paso's largest dental hygienist school is El Paso Community College. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at El Paso Community College.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a dental hygiene degree from one of El Paso's dental hygienist schools. If you decide to attend a dental hygienist school in El Paso, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,690.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,026 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a dental hygienist in El Paso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,310 dental hygienists in Texas, 230 were working in the greater El Paso area. The government projects that the number of dental hygienists in El Paso will increase by 34% 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 El Paso is $61,580 per year, which is lower than the average for dental hygienists state-wide.
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