4. Dental Hygienist

STEM careers that require an associate degreeAs a dental hygienist, you will perform basic and intensive teeth cleaning on patients and advise them regarding proper dental health. Within this health care position that is one of many STEM careers that require an associate degree, you will take X-rays to complete a thorough dental examination. During the dentist’s examination of the patient, you will assist and ensure the room is adequately prepared and equipped.

STEM Type: Advisor

Median salary: $72,330

STEM Jobs Approved Colleges:
Hawkeye Community College
Pueblo Community College
Tallahassee Community College