Antioch, CA (population: 102,439) has one dental hygienist school within its city limits. Western Career College-Antioch/Walnut Creek has a total student population of 586. It is the 1606th highest ranked school in the USA and the 138th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Dental Hygienist students from Antioch schools who go on to become dental hygienists, dental assistants, dental professionals, dental hygienistss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 173,900 people working as dental hygienists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,860. Also, Dentists specialists make on average $153,570 per year and there are about 5,010 of them employed in the US today.
Antioch lies in Contra Costa county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Oakland-Fremont-Hayward Metropolitan area has 990,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $26/hr average worker wage, and a $54,590 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Career College-Antioch/Walnut Creek ends up costing a student $23,292/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Antioch|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||14.5 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||24.0 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||27.2 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||29.5 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||38.6 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||40.8 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||40.8 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||41.7 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||43.9 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||47.8 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||50.2 miles|