Spring has a general population of 36,385 and an overall student population of 46,596. Approximately 46,504 of Spring's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
The largest dental hygienist school in Spring, by student population, is Lone Star College System. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Lone Star College System.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene from dental hygienist schools in Spring in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,200 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $600 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 Spring, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,310 dental hygienists in Texas. Of these dental hygienists, 2,310 were working in the greater Spring area. Spring's dental hygienist workforce is projected to increase by 34% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for dental hygienists.
As a dental hygienist in Spring, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,430 per year. This is higher than the average salary for dental hygienists in the state.
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