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Dental Assistant Schools in Hayward, California

There are 20 schools located near Hayward, CA offering dental assistant programs. 700 students graduated from programs at Hayward dental assistant schools in 2010. 586 of all these students graduated with certificates and 114 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 678 students graduate from programs in Hayward in dental assisting per year. This accounts for close to 15% of students who California schools graduate from dental assistant programs. Of those, 586 students graduated with dental assistant certificates and 114 with an associate's level degree.

20 dental assistant schools are in Hayward. And out of these, while nine schools are public, 11 schools are private. Private dental assistant school tuition varies from $13,095 to $40,956, while tuition at a public dental assistant school varies from $658 to $894.

Average tuition for programs in dental assisting is $3,776. The lowest tuition in Hayward, which is $658 every year, is at Contra Costa College, while the highest tuition for dental assistant programs, which is $40,956 each year, is at Carrington College California-Antioch.

Hayward dental assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Hayward, California

On average, 678 students graduate from programs in Hayward in dental assisting per year. This accounts for close to 15% of students who California schools graduate from dental assistant programs. Of those, 586 students graduated with dental assistant certificates and 114 with an associate's level degree.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Hayward, California

  • Certificate 2006: 597
  • Certificate 2007: 613
  • Certificate 2008: 559
  • Certificate 2009: 573
  • Certificate 2010: 586
  • Associate 2006: 61
  • Associate 2007: 97
  • Associate 2008: 98
  • Associate 2009: 99
  • Associate 2010: 114

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Hayward, California

Hayward schools offer a total of 34 programs in dental assisting. Of these programs, about 55.9% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Hayward, California

  • Certificate: 19
  • Associate: 15

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27100
  • 25th Percentile: 32320
  • Median: 43970
  • 75th Percentile: 51860
  • 90th Percentile: 59120

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36350
  • Median Salary 2007: 39280
  • Median Salary 2008: 41500
  • Median Salary 2009: 44530
  • Median Salary 2010: 43970
  • Total Employed 2006: 3270
  • Total Employed 2007: 3260
  • Total Employed 2008: 2930
  • Total Employed 2009: 2720
  • Total Employed 2010: 2660

Hayward vs California Dental Assistant Employment

Hayward vs California Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Hayward: 5.990% (2660)

Dental Assistant Schools in Hayward, California

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1. Heald College - Hayward

25500 Industrial Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 783-2100

Heald College-Hayward is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 1967. This school is in Hayward, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as accounting, computer networking, and healthcare. This school offers ten certificates and ten degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 2,073 students pursued degrees from the 15 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.