Ogden, UT (population: 83,448) has two dental hygienist schools within its city limits. Weber State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a dental hygienist program, has a total student population of 23,001. It is the 3372nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Utah (#1 is University of Utah).
Dental Hygienist students from Ogden 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.
Ogden lies in Weber county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the Ogden-Clearfield area has 194,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $18.11/hr average worker wage, and a $37,670 average annual salary.
Of the 2 dental hygienist schools in Ogden, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College comes out as the most expensive ($12,888/yr) for dental hygienist students, with Weber State University as the lowest, reported at only $9,922/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ogden|
|Salt Lake City||UT||184,856||12||26.413||545||31.2 miles|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||37.4 miles|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||46.3 miles|