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Dental Assistant Schools in National City, California

There are seven schools located by National City, CA offering dental assistant programs. 296 students graduated with degrees from National City dental assistant schools in 2010. 283 of all these students graduated with certificates and 13 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 256 students graduate from programs in National City in dental assisting every year. This accounts for 6% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from dental assistant programs. Of those, 283 students graduated with dental assistant certificates and 13 with an associate's level degree.

Seven dental assistant schools are located in National City. And of these, while five schools are private, two schools are public. While tuition at a private dental assistant school varies from $10,408 to $31,552, public dental assistant school tuition varies from $658 to $826.

Average tuition for programs in dental assisting is $3,218. The highest tuition for dental assistant programs, which is $31,552 every year, is at Kaplan College-San Diego, while the lowest tuition in National City, which is $658 per year, is at San Diego Mesa College.

National City schools offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing dental assistant.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in National City, California

On average, 256 students graduate from programs in National City in dental assisting every year. This accounts for 6% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from dental assistant programs. Of those, 283 students graduated with dental assistant certificates and 13 with an associate's level degree.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in National City, California

  • Certificate 2006: 134
  • Certificate 2007: 145
  • Certificate 2008: 208
  • Certificate 2009: 214
  • Certificate 2010: 283
  • Associate 2006: 4
  • Associate 2007: 7
  • Associate 2008: 9
  • Associate 2009: 15
  • Associate 2010: 13

Dental Assistant Program Availability in National City, California

Schools in National City offer a total of nine programs in dental assisting. Of these programs, about 77.8% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in National City, California

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 2

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23060
  • 25th Percentile: 26660
  • Median: 35370
  • 75th Percentile: 41830
  • 90th Percentile: 46940

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33600
  • Median Salary 2007: 33480
  • Median Salary 2008: 33860
  • Median Salary 2009: 35690
  • Median Salary 2010: 35370
  • Total Employed 2006: 3420
  • Total Employed 2007: 3280
  • Total Employed 2008: 3740
  • Total Employed 2009: 3920
  • Total Employed 2010: 3810

National City vs California Dental Assistant Employment

National City vs California Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in National City: 8.579% (3810)

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1. Concorde Career College - San Diego

4393 Imperial Avenue- Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92113-1964
(619) 688-0800

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2. Kaplan College - San Diego

9055 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 279-4500

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3. Kaplan College - Vista

2022 University Dr
Vista, CA 92083-7736
(760) 630-1555

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4. Newbridge College - San Diego East

878 Jackman St
El Cajon, CA 92020-3057
(619) 593-5111

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5. Palomar College

1140 W. Mission
San Marcos, CA 92069-1487
(760) 744-1150

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6. The Pima Medical Institute - Chula Vista

780 Bay Blvd Suite101
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 425-3200

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7. San Diego Mesa College

7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA 92111-4998
(619) 388-2604