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Dental Assistant Schools in Birmingham, Alabama

There are four schools located by Birmingham, AL offering dental assistant programs. In 2010, 65 students graduated from programs at Birmingham dental assistant schools. 48 of all these students graduated with certificates and 17 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

55 students graduate from programs in this city in dental assisting, on average, every year. This accounts for close to 20% of dental assistant students who schools in the state of Alabama graduate. Out of those, 48 students graduated with dental assistant certificates and 17 with an associate's level degree.

Four dental assistant schools are in Birmingham. Out of these, while one school is private, three schools are public. While tuition at a public dental assistant school is $3,570, tuition at a private dental assistant school is $24,060.

Average tuition for programs in dental assisting is $5,225. The lowest tuition in Birmingham, which is $3,570 every year, is at George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, while the highest tuition for dental assistant programs, which is $24,060 each year, is at the Tri-State Institute.

Birmingham dental assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Birmingham, Alabama

55 students graduate from programs in this city in dental assisting, on average, every year. This accounts for close to 20% of dental assistant students who schools in the state of Alabama graduate. Out of those, 48 students graduated with dental assistant certificates and 17 with an associate's level degree.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Birmingham, Alabama

  • Certificate 2006: 62
  • Certificate 2007: 33
  • Certificate 2008: 41
  • Certificate 2009: 147
  • Certificate 2010: 48
  • Associate 2006: 8
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 5
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 17

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Birmingham, Alabama

Schools in Birmingham offer a total of five dental assistant programs. Of these programs, 80% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Birmingham, Alabama

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 1

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21620
  • 25th Percentile: 26790
  • Median: 33150
  • 75th Percentile: 36270
  • 90th Percentile: 38240

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24680
  • Median Salary 2007: 27960
  • Median Salary 2008: 29030
  • Median Salary 2009: 32540
  • Median Salary 2010: 33150
  • Total Employed 2006: 650
  • Total Employed 2007: 650
  • Total Employed 2008: 810
  • Total Employed 2009: 730
  • Total Employed 2010: 780

Birmingham vs Alabama Dental Assistant Employment

Birmingham vs Alabama Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Birmingham: 27.368% (780)

Dental Assistant Schools in Birmingham, Alabama

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1. The Tri-State Institute

100 London Pkwy Ste 150
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205) 940-7800x4911

The Tri-State Institute, which is located just 3.9 miles from neighboring Hoover, is 6.4 miles from Birmingham, AL and it offers one program in dental assisting. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution and it is one out of three institutions in Birmingham offering dental assisting.

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2. Lawson State Community College - Birmingham

3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35221-1717
(205) 925-2515

Lawson State Community College-Birmingham offers one program in dental assisting and this college, which is located just 42.7 miles from Tuscaloosa, is located a short commute away from within Birmingham. It is a historically black, public, 2-year institution and it is one out of three institutions in Birmingham, AL offering dental assisting.

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3. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, which is just 48.6 miles from neighboring Tuscaloosa, is near Birmingham, AL and UAB offers one dental assistant program. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in this city.