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|
|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|
|La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN||190||$31.51||$65,530.00|
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI||1450||$31.18||$64,850.00|
|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;
|Eau Claire, WI||170||$66,720|
|Fond du Lac, WI||70||$66,330|
|Green Bay, WI||290||$62,390|
|La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN||190||$65,530|
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI||1,450||$64,850|
|Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area||80||$64,170|
|Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area||380||$63,500|
|South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area||340||$65,280|
|Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area||230||$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;
|Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||1,320||$72,190|
|Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics||6,220||$30,330|
|Veterinary Technologists and Technicians||1,950||$32,220|
|Home Health Aides||7,190||$24,270|
|Occupational Therapy Assistants||880||$46,280|
|Physical Therapist Assistants||1,300||$50,360|
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
Area: 65,498.37 sq mi
Weather: -273.15°C, Wind at 0 km/h, % Humidity