Dental Hygiene Employment Data

According to the Louisiana Workforce Commission the number of dental hygienist jobs, annual salaries and hourly wage.

[ Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (April 10, 2020) ] 



  Dental Hygiene

2,300 – Dental Hygienist in Louisiana

   230 – Dental Hygienist in the Shreveport/Bossier City area



Dental Hygiene job look is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018-2028

 Dental Hygiene Salary Data


Average Salary

Average Hourly Wage

Shreveport/Bossier City

$ 55,932

$ 35.00

State of Louisiana

$ 71,710

$ 38.46


 Dental Hygiene Job Outlook

Median Salary in 2019

$76,220 per year/$33.65 per hour

Typical Entry Level

Associate degree

Number of Jobs


Job Outlook 11 percent much faster than average 

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