Dental Hygiene Schools In Indiana IN

Top Dental Hygiene Schools Indiana

If you wish to become a Dental Hygienist in Indiana 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.

Bloomington, IN 90 $37.55 $78,100.00
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 190 $29.80 $61,980.00
Evansville, IN-KY 260 $32.98 $68,590.00
Fort Wayne, IN 370 $29.51 $61,380.00
Gary, IN Metropolitan Division 510 $33.71 $70,110.00
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 1540 $33.13 $68,920.00
Kokomo, IN 140 $32.17 $66,920.00
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 140 $32.17 $66,920.00
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 100 $35.02 $72,830.00
Michigan City-La Porte, IN 70 $26.95 $56,060.00
Muncie, IN 90 $28.70 $59,690.00
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 370 $33.58 $69,840.00
Terre Haute, IN Not Avalable $32.39 $67,360.00
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area 320 $28.53 $59,330.00
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area 180 $27.95 $58,130.00
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area 330 $32.40 $67,390.00

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 Indiana 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?

Indiana Dental Hygienist License Requirements

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

Phone: (317) 234-2003
Email: *

Dental Hygienist Salary in Indiana

Key Figures For Dental Hygienist Working in Indiana

The average Dental Hygienist salary in Indiana is $67,020. This represents an hourly wage of $32.22. Dental Hygienists in Indiana earn almost 8% 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 5,040 persons employed as Dental Hygienists in the State.

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

AreaNumber EmployedSalary
Bloomington, IN90$78,100.00
Elkhart-Goshen, IN190$61,980.00
Evansville, IN-KY260$68,590.00
Fort Wayne, IN370$61,380.00
Gary, IN Metropolitan Division510$70,110.00
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN1540$68,920.00
Kokomo, IN140$66,920.00
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN100$72,830.00
Michigan City-La Porte, IN70$56,060.00
Muncie, IN90$59,690.00
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI370$69,840.00
Terre Haute, INNot Avalable$67,360.00
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area320$59,330.00
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area180$58,130.00
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area330$67,390.00

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 Indiana;

CareerNumber EmployedHourly WageSalary
Dental Hygienists5040$32.22$67,020.00
Physician Assistants900$47.66$99,130.00
Respiratory Therapists3310$25.98$54,040.00
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers1010$30.93$64,330.00
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics5220$15.37$31,960.00
Pharmacy Technicians9070$13.98$29,070.00
Surgical Technologists2600$20.31$42,230.00
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians1310$14.36$29,880.00
Home Health Aides12680$10.62$22,090.00
Nursing Assistants30150$11.70$24,330.00
Occupational Therapy Assistants1200$27.55$57,300.00
Physical Therapist Assistants2130$26.85$55,850.00
Massage Therapists1040$16.69$34,720.00
Dental Assistants5550$17.33$36,050.00
Medical Assistants12180$14.33$29,800.00
Medical Transcriptionists1150$16.78$34,910.00



Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.
Area: 36,418 sq mi
Population: 6,666,818
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