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Dental Hygienist Schools in Wharton, Texas

Dental Hygienist Schools in Wharton, TX

With an overall population of 9,237 and a student population of 6,622, approximately 6,622 of Wharton students attend one of Wharton's schools that offer dental hygienist programs.

Wharton County Junior College is the largest dental hygienist school in Wharton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Wharton County Junior College.

A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in dental hygiene from dental hygienist schools in Wharton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Wharton's dental hygienist schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,665 per year in instate tuition and $10,433 per year in out of state tuition.

You should also anticipate spending about $925 for dental hygiene related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Wharton-based dental hygienist schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,385.

Dental Hygiene Salaries and Career Outlook in Wharton

If you decide to work as a dental hygienist in Wharton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,310 dental hygienists in Texas, 100 were working in the greater Wharton area. Wharton'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.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a dental hygienist in Wharton is $72,460 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for dental hygienists.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Dental Hygienist Degree in Wharton
  • Associates Degree in Dental Hygienist
  • Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Hygienist Classes
  • Dental Hygienist Courses
  • Dental Hygienist Training

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  1. 1Wharton County Junior CollegeWharton County Junior College

    911 Boling Hwy, Wharton, Texas 77488

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate