Hayward, CA (population: 145,517) has two dental hygienist schools within its city limits. Chabot College, the highest ranked school in the city with a dental hygienist program, has a total student population of 15,375. It is the 4848th highest ranked school in the USA and the 459th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Dental Hygienist students from Hayward 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.
Hayward lies in Alameda 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.
Of the 2 dental hygienist schools in Hayward, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Heald College-Hayward comes out as the most expensive ($18,340/yr) for dental hygienist students, with Chabot College as the lowest, reported at only $7,605/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hayward|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||4.8 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||6.0 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||6.2 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||12.5 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||17.6 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||19.0 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||19.3 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||21.5 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||26.6 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||45.8 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||71.0 miles|