Temple has a general population of 54,514 and an overall student population of 5,733. Approximately 5,659 of Temple's students are enrolled in schools that offer dental hygienist programs.
Temple's largest dental hygienist school is Temple College. In 2010, Temple College graduated approximately 10 students from its dental hygiene program.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene from dental hygienist schools in Temple in 2010. In 2009 tuition at dental hygienist schools in Temple was $1,800 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,298 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Temple after graduating from dental hygienist school, you should know that job prospects for dental hygienists in Temple, which is the most popular dental hygiene profession, are good. There were 10,310 dental hygienists working in Texas and 160 working in the greater Temple area in 2010. The government projects that the number of dental hygienists in Temple will increase by 34% 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 Temple is $71,170 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for dental hygienists.
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