ContentsOccupational Report for Dental Hygienists (29-2021) , Oregon Statewide
Clean teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. May educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.The following related career videos are available from America's Career InfoNet:
Employment Outlook for Dental Hygienists
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Dental Hygienists There are 8 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 8 are listed below.
Job Openings from the Web for Dental Hygienists The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites. There are 15 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 15 are listed below.
State of Oregon License Information for Dental Hygienists
Wages for Dental Hygienists
Regional Employment Projections for Dental Hygienists
These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Dental Hygienists
Educational Requirements for Dental Hygienists The typical entry level education for this occupation is an Associate's degree. Those with a Bachelor's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market.
Skills for Dental Hygienists
Schools and Training Providers for Dental Hygienists The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Dental Hygienists These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Dental Hygienists matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.