Top Dental Assisting/Assistant All Programs - 2021

California awards the most degrees in Dental Assisting/Assistant of all US states with 3,058 degrees being granted last year. Students interested in Dental Assisting/Assistant can expect around 7% percent of their fellow classmates to be men and 93% percent to be women. Most students graduating in this field earn a Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Dental Assisting/Assistant is $65,400.

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Gender

Total Students
17,301
Total Males
1,270
Total Females
16,031

Degree Type

  • Total Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Degree

    10,184

  • Total Award of less than 1 academic year Degree

    5,472

  • Total Associates degree

    1,565

  • Total Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years Degree

    79

  • Total Bachelors degree

    1

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See where Dental Assisting/Assistant is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Dental Assisting/Assistant degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Dental Assisting/Assistant

If you want to major in Dental Assisting/Assistant, then you should think about attending National University College! This school grants about 109 degrees in Dental Assisting/Assistant every year.

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Careers for Dental Assisting/Assistant Majors

Some top jobs related to Dental Assisting/Assistant, include Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary and , both of which have many employment opportunities. Though there are higher paying positions, like Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary. the most in-demand position for Dental Assisting/Assistant majors is Dental Assistants.

Top Paying Careers for Dental Assisting/Assistant

  1. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $97,320)
  2. Dental Assistants   (Median Wage: $40,080)

Most in Demand Careers for Dental Assisting/Assistant

  1. Dental Assistants
  2. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
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