Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has two dental hygienist schools within its city limits. Career Centers of Texas-Ft Worth, the highest ranked school in the city with a dental hygienist program, has a total student population of 721. It is the 3371st highest ranked school in the USA and the 168th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Dental Hygienist students from Fort Worth 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.
Fort Worth lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary.
Of the 2 dental hygienist schools in Fort Worth, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Centers of Texas-Ft Worth comes out as the most expensive ($22,095/yr) for dental hygienist students, with Tarrant County College District as the lowest, reported at only $5,592/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|