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Dental Assistant Schools in Alaska

There are two schools in the state of Alaska offering dental assistant programs. In 2010, 20 students graduated from programs at Alaska dental assistant schools. 11 of all these students graduated with certificates and nine of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 19 students graduate from dental assistant programs in Alaska each year. More specifically, 11 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and nine with an associate's level degree.

Two dental assistant schools are located in this state. Out of these, two schools are public.

Average tuition for programs in dental assisting is the cost.

Dental assistant schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

On average, 19 students graduate from dental assistant programs in Alaska each year. More specifically, 11 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and nine with an associate's level degree.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 13
  • Certificate 2007: 12
  • Certificate 2008: 10
  • Certificate 2009: 14
  • Certificate 2010: 11
  • Associate 2006: 5
  • Associate 2007: 10
  • Associate 2008: 8
  • Associate 2009: 12
  • Associate 2010: 9

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Alaska

Schools in this state offer a total of four dental assistant programs. Of these programs, close to 50% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 2

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29420
  • 25th Percentile: 34880
  • Median: 41520
  • 75th Percentile: 48140
  • 90th Percentile: 56080

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36730
  • Median Salary 2007: 40770
  • Median Salary 2008: 41530
  • Median Salary 2009: 43430
  • Median Salary 2010: 41520
  • Total Employed 2006: 720
  • Total Employed 2007: 750
  • Total Employed 2008: 830
  • Total Employed 2009: 960
  • Total Employed 2010: 1140

Alaska vs National Dental Assistant Employment

Alaska vs National Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.388% (1140)

Dental Assistant Schools in Alaska

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1. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks offers two dental assistant programs. Specifically, students are offered one dental assistant certificate by Alaska and one degree at the associate's level in dental assisting. Alaska is in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. UAF is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Alaska.

2. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage is 3.2 miles from the center of the city. This school offers two programs in dental assisting. Of those, UAA offers students one certificate in dental assisting and one degree at the associate's level in dental assisting. It is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska. It is the largest institution in the state of Alaska offering dental assisting in terms of programs.