Dental Hygiene Schools In Nevada NV

Top Dental Hygiene Schools Nevada

If you wish to become a Dental Hygienist in Nevada 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.

Area Number Employed Hourly Wage Salary
Carson City, NV 40 $40.90 $85,060.00
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 1070 $40.17 $83,550.00
Reno, NV 270 $52.27 $108,710.00
South Nevada nonmetropolitan area 90 $45.27 $94,160.00
North Nevada nonmetropolitan area 50 $46.96 $97,680.00

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 Nevada 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?

Nevada Dental Hygienist License Requirements

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

Phone: (702) 486-7044

Dental Hygienist Salary in Nevada

Key Figures For Dental Hygienist Working in Nevada

The average Dental Hygienist salary in Nevada is $89,190. This represents an hourly wage of $42.88. Dental Hygienists in Nevada earn 22.6% 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 1,510 persons employed as Dental Hygienists in the State.

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

AreaNumber EmployedSalary
Carson City, NV40$85,060.00
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV1070$83,550.00
Reno, NV270$108,710.00
South Nevada nonmetropolitan area90$94,160.00
North Nevada nonmetropolitan area50$97,680.00

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 Nevada;

CareerNumber EmployedSalary
Dental Hygienists1510$89,190.00
Physician Assistants550$124,180.00
Respiratory Therapists990$70,120.00
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers440$75,870.00
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics1300$44,320.00
Pharmacy Technicians3130$33,790.00
Surgical Technologists810$60,770.00
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians680$33,540.00
Home Health Aides1590$25,680.00
Nursing Assistants5440$32,710.00
Occupational Therapy Assistants160$100,830.00
Physical Therapist Assistants460$52,570.00
Massage Therapists1680$28,500.00
Dental Assistants2820$35,030.00
Medical Assistants5920$31,740.00
Medical Transcriptionists350$32,430.00



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