If a career as a Dental Hygienist strongly appeals then you will be happy to know that Dental Hygiene salaries are among some of the highest in the healthcare industry.
There is also strong job growth in the sector with an additional 30,000 positions projected to be created between 2016 and 2024 representing an almost 15% increase in employment.
If you wish to become a Dental Hygienist in Hawaii it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited Dental Hygiene School. Listed below are some of the top Dental Hygiene Schools in Hawaii.
Top Dental Hygienist Schools Hawaii
|University of Hawaii, Manoa||Honolulu||Approval||2022|
|University of Hawaii Maui College||Kahului||Approval||2018|
Choosing a Dental Hygienist Program in Hawaii
Important points to consider when selecting a Dental Hygiene School include;
- Is the School fully accredited?
- What percentage of students who graduate are successful in securing their license to practice as a Dental Hygienist in Hawaii or their chosen State?
- How long does the program last or take to complete?
- How much of the course will be classroom based, online, lab based and work experience based and how does this fit with your expectations?
- Does the School have good laboratory facilities and other resources to support your studies?
- Does the School offer any financial assistance or scholarships?
- Does the School offer any assistance with securing employment?
Dental Hygiene Schools Near You
Listed below you will find 10 of the top Dental Hygiene schools and related programs nearest to you. Simply select a school to begin receiving program and admissions data.
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Dental Hygienist Salary Hawaii
|Compared to National Average||0.1% Above|
|Top 10% of Earners||$93,200|
|Bottom 10% of Earners||$58,550|
The average Dental Hygienist salary in Hawaii is $72,790 (BLS, May 2015). This represents an hourly wage of $35.00. Dental Hygienists in Hawaii earn slightly more than the national average. Those in Washington DC earn the most of all Dental Hygienists in the USA with an average salary of $98,530.
In 2015 there where 960 persons employed as Dental Hygienists in the State.
See our review of nationwide salary levels for Dental Hygienists
The table below illustrates key data for the main cities and metropolitan areas in Hawaii;
|Urban Honolulu, HI||690||$35.70||$74,250.00|
|Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area||180||$32.99||$68,620.00|
Hawaii Dental Hygienist License Requirements
Once you have graduated from an accredited program it is required by Hawaii law that you obtain a license to work as a Dental Hygienist there. The Hawaii State Board of Dental Examiners, Dept. of Commerce and Consumer Affairs governs the licensing of Dental Hygienists in Hawaii. You can contact the Board directly using the contact details below:
Phone: (808) 586-2702
Related Healthcare Careers
The table below compares key data for Dental Hygienists with other entry level healthcare and healthcare assisting roles in Hawaii;
|Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||170||$76,160.00|
|Veterinary Technologists and Technicians||340||$31,110.00|
|Home Health Aides||3920||$26,410.00|
|Occupational Therapy Assistants||60||$52,850.00|
|Physical Therapist Assistants||320||$38,900.00|
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Hawaii hə-WY-ee; Hawaiian: Hawaiʻi [həˈvɐjʔi]) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959. Hawaii is the only U.S.
Area: 10,931 sq mi