Cedar City, UT has one dental hygienist school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Dixie State College of Utah has a total student population of 7,708. It is the 4431st highest ranked school in the USA and the 46th highest in the state of Utah (#1 is University of Utah).
Dental Hygienist students from Cedar City 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.
Cedar City lies in Iron county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area has 22,120 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $15.46/hr average worker wage, and a $32,160 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dixie State College of Utah ends up costing a student $12,061/yr.