Dental Hygienists in Arizona
Considering a career as a Dental Hygienist in Arizona?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Dental Hygienists in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Dental Hygienists in Arizona is growing faster than average.
Dental Hygienists in Arizona earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Dental Hygienists Work in Arizona?
In Arizona, there were 3,200 people working as Dental Hygienists in the year 2018.
There were 2,870 Dental Hygienists employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 330 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,900 Dental Hygienists working in it, which means Arizona has more Dental Hygienists than average.
Job Projections for Arizona
Jobs for Dental Hygienists in this state are growing at a rate of 32.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 19.7%.
Arizona Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 290 annual job openings, and 3,810 total jobs in 2026 for Dental Hygienists in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 17,500 annual jobs and 248,900 total jobs in 2026.
What do Dental Hygienists Make in Arizona?
In 2018 wages for Dental Hygienists ranged from $66,230 to $101,700 with $89,540 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $31.84 to $48.89. The median hourly rate was $43.05.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.97 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.08.
The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Arizona Metros for Dental Hygienists
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Dental Hygienists.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ||50||$86,280|
Top States for Dental Hygienists Employment
View the list below to see where most Dental Hygienists work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Dental Hygienists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Dental Hygienist Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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