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Dental Assistant Schools in Salinas, California

There are four schools around Salinas, CA offering dental assistant programs. 171 students graduated with degrees from Salinas dental assistant schools in 2010. 148 of all these students graduated with certificates and 23 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

172 students graduate from dental assistant programs in this city, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of dental assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, 148 students graduated with dental assistant certificates and 23 with an associate's level degree.

Four dental assistant schools are located in Salinas. And out of these, two schools are public, while two schools are private. While public dental assistant school tuition varies from $678 to $762, tuition at a private dental assistant school is $17,056.

Average tuition for programs in dental assisting is $2,321. The highest tuition for dental assistant programs, which is $17,056 per year, is at Carrington College California-San Jose, while the lowest tuition in Salinas, which is $678 per year, is at Monterey Peninsula College.

Salinas dental assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Salinas, California

172 students graduate from dental assistant programs in this city, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of dental assistant students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, 148 students graduated with dental assistant certificates and 23 with an associate's level degree.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Salinas, California

  • Certificate 2006: 125
  • Certificate 2007: 177
  • Certificate 2008: 156
  • Certificate 2009: 139
  • Certificate 2010: 148
  • Associate 2006: 16
  • Associate 2007: 8
  • Associate 2008: 17
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 23

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Salinas, California

Salinas schools offer a total of seven programs in dental assisting. Of these programs, close to 57.1% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Salinas, California

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 3

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19510
  • 25th Percentile: 27230
  • Median: 38690
  • 75th Percentile: 46000
  • 90th Percentile: 50990

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34590
  • Median Salary 2007: 37120
  • Median Salary 2008: 37980
  • Median Salary 2009: 37770
  • Median Salary 2010: 38690
  • Total Employed 2006: 550
  • Total Employed 2007: 540
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

Salinas vs California Dental Assistant Employment

Salinas vs California Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Salinas: 0.968% (430)

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1. Carrington College California - San Jose

6201 San Ignacio Ave.
San Jose, CA 95119
(408) 360-0848

2. Everest College - San Jose

1245 South Winchester Blvd #102
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 246-4171

3. Monterey Peninsula College

980 Fremont St
Monterey, CA 93940-4799
(831) 646-4000

4. San Jose City College

2100 Moorpark Ave
San Jose, CA 95128-2798
(408) 298-2181