Dental Hygiene Schools In Wisconsin WI

Top Dental Hygiene Schools Wisconsin

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

Listed below are some of the top schools and related programs near you.

Area Number Employed Hourly Wage Salary
Appleton, WI 190 $29.67 $61,700.00
Eau Claire, WI 170 $32.08 $66,720.00
Fond du Lac, WI 70 $31.89 $66,330.00
Green Bay, WI 290 $30.00 $62,390.00
Janesville-Beloit, WI 80 $31.90 $66,350.00
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 190 $31.51 $65,530.00
Madison, WI 650 $30.41 $63,250.00
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1450 $31.18 $64,850.00
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 170 $30.29 $63,010.00
Racine, WI 80 $28.02 $58,280.00
Sheboygan, WI 90 $30.75 $63,960.00
Wausau, WI 200 $28.69 $59,670.00
Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 80 $30.85 $64,170.00
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 380 $30.53 $63,500.00
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 340 $31.39 $65,280.00
Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 230 $30.31 $63,040.00

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 Wisconsin 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?

Wisconsin Dental Hygienist License Requirements

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

Phone: (608) 266-2112

Dental Hygienist Salary in Wisconsin

The average Dental Hygienist salary in Wisconsin is $63,800. This represents an hourly wage of $30.67. Dental Hygienists in Wisconsin earn 12.3% 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 4,980 persons employed as Dental Hygienists in the State.

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

AreaNumber EmployedSalary
Appleton, WI190$61,700
Eau Claire, WI170$66,720
Fond du Lac, WI70$66,330
Green Bay, WI290$62,390
Janesville-Beloit, WI80$66,350
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN190$65,530
Madison, WI650$63,250
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI1,450$64,850
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI170$63,010
Racine, WI80$58,280
Sheboygan, WI90$63,960
Wausau, WI200$59,670
Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area80$64,170
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area380$63,500
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area340$65,280
Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area230$63,040

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!

Related Healthcare Careers

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

CareerNumber EmployedSalary
Dental Hygienists4,980$63,800
Physician Assistants1,630$92,910
Respiratory Therapists1,800$58,890
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers1,320$72,190
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics6,220$30,330
Pharmacy Technicians7,300$30,690
Surgical Technologists2,530$50,530
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians1,950$32,220
Home Health Aides7,190$24,270
Nursing Assistants33,340$27,420
Occupational Therapy Assistants880$46,280
Physical Therapist Assistants1,300$50,360
Massage Therapists1,750$36,350
Dental Assistants5,570$36,850
Medical Assistants11,230$33,290
Medical Transcriptionists2,100$38,750



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