Dental Hygiene Schools In Idaho

Top Dental Hygiene Schools in Idaho

If you wish to become a Dental Hygienist in Idaho it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited Dental Hygiene School.

Listed below are some of the top Dental Hygiene Schools and related programs near you.

Boise City, ID 730 $34.03 $70,780.00
Coeur d’Alene, ID 130 $41.87 $87,100.00
Idaho Falls, ID 160 $35.20 $73,220.00
Lewiston, ID-WA 50 $37.92 $78,880.00
Pocatello, ID 90 $32.43 $67,450.00
Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area 70 $32.20 $66,970.00
Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area 30 $33.79 $70,290.00
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area 100 $34.76 $72,290.00
Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area 90 $34.74 $72,260.00

Choosing a Dental Hygienist Program: Important Considerations

Take the first step and request information from Schools and Colleges in your preferred area. Simply enter your preferences and contact information in the search box to the right or select from the School options presented above to receive program and admissions information. It’s fast and easy!

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 Idaho 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?

Idaho Dental Hygienist License Requirements

Once you have graduated from an accredited program it is required by Idaho law that you obtain a license to work as a Dental Hygienist there. The Idaho State Board of Dentistry governs the licensing of Dental Hygienists in Idaho. You can contact the Board directly using the contact details below:

Phone: (208) 334-2369

Dental Hygienist Salary in Idaho

Key Figures For Dental Hygienist Working in Idaho

The average Dental Hygienist salary in Idaho is $72,460. This represents an hourly wage of $34.84. Dental Hygienists in Idaho earn slightly less 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 1,460 persons employed as Dental Hygienists in the State.

The table below illustrates key data for the main cities and metropolitan areas in Idaho;

AreaNumber EmployedSalary
Boise City, ID730$70,780.00
Coeur d'Alene, ID130$87,100.00
Idaho Falls, ID160$73,220.00
Lewiston, ID-WA50$78,880.00
Pocatello, ID90$67,450.00
Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area70$66,970.00
Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area30$70,290.00
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area100$72,290.00
Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area90$72,260.00

Get Started Today!

Get started today and take the first steps towards your new career by reaching out to Dental Hygiene Schools in your preferred area. Simply enter your details in the box below to receive information on the best Dental Hygieniest programs in your area. It’s fast and it’s free!

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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 also continues to be 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.

Related Healthcare Careers

The table below compares key data for Dental Hygienists with other entry level healthcare and healthcare assisting roles in Idaho;

CareerNumber EmployedSalary
Dental Hygienists960$72,790.00
Physician Assistants180$89,830.00
Respiratory Therapists320$66,360.00
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers170$76,160.00
Pharmacy Technicians1810$36,220.00
Surgical Technologists360$54,440.00
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians340$31,110.00
Home Health Aides3920$26,410.00
Nursing Assistants5110$30,780.00
Occupational Therapy Assistants60$52,850.00
Physical Therapist Assistants320$38,900.00
Massage Therapists1540$44,980.00
Dental Assistants1620$34,500.00
Medical Transcriptionists140$32,520.00



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