It seems like dental hygienists are becoming more and more common across America. But working conditions and demand for dental hygienists aren't the same everywhere in the U.S. Our research shows that Oregon is the best state in the country for dental hygienists. The most common schools for dental hygienists are Ferris State University, City College of New York of the City University of New York, The, and University of Bridgeport, and the most common majors are dental assisting and biology.
In order to get you the best states for dental hygienists, we looked at our data on jobs and wages -- specifically the average annual wage and the number of available jobs per capita. Our research put Rhode Island at no. 1 on the list of best paying states for dental hygienists. Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Oregon also ranked high on our list.
Here are the best states for Dental Hygienists in 2020: