San Antonio has a general population of 1,144,646 and an overall student population of 114,617. Approximately 3,223 of San Antonio's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Of the 1 dental hygienist schools in San Antonio, the largest dental hygiene school, by student population, is The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Approximately 31 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio with credentials in dental hygiene.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a dental hygiene degree from one of San Antonio's dental hygienist schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,481 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year.
Many dental hygiene graduates choose to work as dental hygienists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in San Antonio, your job prospects are good. There were 10,310 dental hygienists working in Texas and 1,160 working in the greater San Antonio area in 2010. The government projects that the number of dental hygienists in San Antonio 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 San Antonio is $68,580 per year, which is higher than the average for dental hygienists state-wide.
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