Eau Claire, WI (population: 66,106) has one dental school within its city limits. Chippewa Valley Technical College has a total student population of 5,774. It is the 3160th highest ranked school in the USA and the 53rd highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison).
Dental students from Eau Claire schools who go on to become dentists, orthodontists, dental assistants, dental hygienists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 86,270 people working as dentists, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $156,850. Also, Dental hygienists make on average $67,860 per year and there are about 173,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Eau Claire area alone, there are 160 employed dental hygienists earning an average salary of $58,310. Dentists, general in this area earn $212,270/yr and there are 50 employed.
Eau Claire lies in Eau Claire county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Eau Claire area has 75,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.8% unemployment rate, $17.59/hr average worker wage, and a $36,580 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.614 out of every 1000 jobs in Eau Claire are held by dentists, general, and 2.093/1000 are held by dental hygienists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Chippewa Valley Technical College ends up costing a student $7,381/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Eau Claire|
|Lake Elmo||MN||-||1||0.0||0||69.1 miles|
|La Crosse||WI||50,893||3||27.5304||229||69.7 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||76.2 miles|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||76.6 miles|
|Saint Paul||MN||281,501||17||26.5648||744||79.4 miles|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||80.9 miles|
|Wisconsin Rapids||WI||-||1||14.8847||67||87.7 miles|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||91.5 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||91.9 miles|
|Saint Louis Park||MN||46,353||2||11.1178||24||92.1 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||93.2 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||96.7 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||98.5 miles|