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Dental Assistant Schools in Arizona

There are 12 Arizona schools offering dental assistant programs. In 2010, 769 students graduated from programs at Arizona dental assistant schools. 758 of all these students graduated with certificates and 11 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

680 students graduate from dental assistant programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of dental assistant students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 758 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and 11 with a degree at the associate's level.

12 dental assistant schools are in this state. Out of these, while eight schools are private, four schools are public. While tuition at a public dental assistant school varies from $1,412 to $2,310, tuition at a private dental assistant school varies from $10,150 to $13,525.

Average tuition for programs in dental assisting is $3,476. The highest tuition for dental assistant programs, which is $13,525 every year, is at the Arizona College of Allied Health, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $1,412 each year, is at Pima Community College.

Schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees in dental assistant.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

680 students graduate from dental assistant programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of dental assistant students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 758 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and 11 with a degree at the associate's level.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 531
  • Certificate 2007: 432
  • Certificate 2008: 552
  • Certificate 2009: 642
  • Certificate 2010: 758
  • Associate 2006: 70
  • Associate 2007: 70
  • Associate 2008: 40
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 11

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Arizona

Arizona schools offer a total of 15 dental assistant programs. Of these programs, about 80% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 12
  • Associate: 3

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23890
  • 25th Percentile: 28850
  • Median: 34460
  • 75th Percentile: 39290
  • 90th Percentile: 45130

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32770
  • Median Salary 2007: 33610
  • Median Salary 2008: 34780
  • Median Salary 2009: 35330
  • Median Salary 2010: 34460
  • Total Employed 2006: 5410
  • Total Employed 2007: 5390
  • Total Employed 2008: 5850
  • Total Employed 2009: 6340
  • Total Employed 2010: 6530

Arizona vs National Dental Assistant Employment

Arizona vs National Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 2.221% (6530)

Dental Assistant Schools in Arizona

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1. Carrington College - Mesa

630 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 212-1600

Carrington College-Mesa offers one dental assistant program and this school is near the center of the city. This school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Arizona offering dental assisting.

2. The Pima Medical Institute - Mesa

957 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 644-0267

The Pima Medical Institute-Mesa offers one dental assistant program and PMI is 2.8 miles from the center of the city. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering dental assisting.

3. Fortis College - Phoenix

555 N 18 St Ste 110
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 254-3099

Fortis College-Phoenix is 1.9 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in dental assisting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering dental assisting.

4. The Pima Medical Institute - Tucson

3350 East Grant Road- Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 326-1600

The Pima Medical Institute-Tucson is near the heart of downtown and it offers one dental assistant program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in dental assisting.

5. Carrington College - Tucson

3550 N Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705-5885
(520) 888-5885

Carrington College-Tucson is near the center of the city and this school offers one dental assistant program. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of Arizona.

6. Carrington College - Phoenix

8503 N 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85051-4063
(602) 393-5900

Carrington College-Phoenix is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one dental assistant program. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering dental assisting.

7. Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000

Rio Salado College is in Tempe, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two dental assistant programs. Of those, this college offers one dental assistant certificate to students and one associate's level degree in dental assisting. 25,266 students seek degrees in 81 programs at this community college, overall. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering dental assistant programs.

8. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College, which is 3.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ and this college offers one program in dental assisting. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Arizona.

9. The Arizona College of Allied Health

4425 W Olive Avenue Suite 300
Glendale, AZ 85302
(602) 222-9300

The Arizona College of Allied Health, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Glendale, AZ and this school offers one dental assistant program. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Arizona.

10. Mohave Community College

1971 Jagerson Ave
Kingman, AZ 86409-1238
(928) 757-4331

Mohave Community College is located in Kingman, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one dental assistant program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the seventh largest institution in the state of Arizona offering dental assisting.

11. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College is near the heart of downtown. This college offers two programs in dental assisting. Out of those, this college offers one certificate in dental assisting to students and one associate's level dental assisting degree. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Arizona offering dental assisting.