Career Outlook for Dental Hygienists

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Also known as:
Dental Hygienist, Hygienist, Licensed Dental Hygienist, Pediatric Dental Hygienist, Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

The overall job outlook for Dental Hygienist careers has been negative since 2019. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 12.07 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 12.07 percent per year. Demand for Dental Hygienists is expected to go up, with an expected 44,880 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 2.56 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Dental Hygienists in the following states

California 17,880
Texas 13,230
Florida 11,830
New York 9,190
Ohio 8,690
Pennsylvania 7,170
Illinois 6,980
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Dental Hygienists

District of Columbia
180
South Dakota
510
Vermont
520
Wyoming
530
Delaware
540
Alaska
610
North Dakota
690