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Dental Assistants Salary & Career Information by State

Within each state, you can find in-depth Dental Assistants salary, employment, education, training and available Dental Assistants jobs.

Dental Assistants

Salary

$40.1K

Growth

7%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

Description

Perform limited clinical duties under the direction of a dentist. Clinical duties may include equipment preparation and sterilization, preparing patients for treatment, assisting the dentist during treatment, and providing patients with instructions for oral healthcare procedures. May perform administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.

Also known as:

Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Certified Registered Dental Assistant, Dental Assistant (DA), Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA), Expanded Function Dental Assistant, Oral Surgery Assistant, Orthodontic Assistant (Ortho Assistant), Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), Surgical Dental Assistant

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Academy of Careers and Technology Dental Assisting/Assistant Beckley, WV At least one but less than two years: 2
Advantage Career Institute Dental Assisting/Assistant Eatontown, NJ Less than one year: 52
Aiken Technical College Dental Assisting/Assistant Graniteville, SC At least one but less than two years: 10
Alamance Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant Graham, NC At least one but less than two years: 27
Albany Technical College Dental Assisting/Assistant Albany, GA At least one but less than two years: 15
All-State Career School Dental Assisting/Assistant Essington, PA At least one but less than two years: 39
All-State Career-Baltimore Dental Assisting/Assistant Baltimore, MD At least one but less than two years: 24
Allan Hancock College Dental Assisting/Assistant Santa Maria, CA 2 years: 12
At least one but less than two years: 25
Less than one year: 0
Altierus Career College-Bissonnet Dental Assisting/Assistant Houston, TX At least one but less than two years: 35
Altierus Career College-Norcross Dental Assisting/Assistant Norcross, GA At least one but less than two years: 95
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Beckley, WV
At least one but less than two years: 2
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Eatontown, NJ
Less than one year: 52
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Graniteville, SC
At least one but less than two years: 10
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Graham, NC
At least one but less than two years: 27
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Albany, GA
At least one but less than two years: 15
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Essington, PA
At least one but less than two years: 39
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Baltimore, MD
At least one but less than two years: 24
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Santa Maria, CA
2 years: 12
At least one but less than two years: 25
Less than one year: 0
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Houston, TX
At least one but less than two years: 35
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Norcross, GA
At least one but less than two years: 95