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Dental Assistant Schools in Porterville, California

There are four schools located near Porterville, CA offering dental assistant programs. 142 students graduated with degrees from Porterville dental assistant schools in 2010. 73 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 69 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

139 students graduate from programs in Porterville in dental assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 3% of dental assistant students who California schools graduate. More specifically, 69 students graduated with dental assistant certificates and 73 with an associate's level degree.

Four dental assistant schools are located in Porterville. And of these, while one school is public, three schools are private. Tuition at a public dental assistant school is $658, while private dental assistant school tuition varies from $12,925 to $26,120.

Average tuition for programs in dental assisting is $6,618. The highest tuition for dental assistant programs, which is $26,120 each year, is at the California College of Vocational Careers, while the lowest tuition in Porterville, which is $658 every year, is at Reedley College.

Porterville dental assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Porterville, California

139 students graduate from programs in Porterville in dental assisting, on average, each year. This accounts for 3% of dental assistant students who California schools graduate. More specifically, 69 students graduated with dental assistant certificates and 73 with an associate's level degree.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Porterville, California

  • Certificate 2006: 51
  • Certificate 2007: 48
  • Certificate 2008: 35
  • Certificate 2009: 35
  • Certificate 2010: 69
  • Associate 2006: 72
  • Associate 2007: 75
  • Associate 2008: 101
  • Associate 2009: 84
  • Associate 2010: 73

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Porterville, California

Schools in Porterville offer a total of five dental assistant programs. Of these programs, close to 60% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Porterville, California

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 3

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22150
  • 25th Percentile: 26190
  • Median: 32470
  • 75th Percentile: 38290
  • 90th Percentile: 48340

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26040
  • Median Salary 2007: 30550
  • Median Salary 2008: 32710
  • Median Salary 2009: 35270
  • Median Salary 2010: 32470
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 500
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 340

Porterville vs California Dental Assistant Employment

Porterville vs California Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Porterville: 0.766% (340)

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1. The California College of Vocational Careers

1901 Chester Ave #201
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 323-6791

2. Reedley College

995 N Reed Ave
Reedley, CA 93654
(559) 638-3641

3. The San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield

201 New Stine Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 834-0126

4. The San Joaquin Valley College - Visalia

8400 W Mineral King Ave
Visalia, CA 93291-9283
(559) 651-2500