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Dental Assistant Schools in San Francisco, California

There are 17 schools near San Francisco, CA offering dental assistant programs. In 2010, 568 students graduated with degrees from San Francisco dental assistant schools. 484 of all these students graduated with certificates and 84 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

554 students graduate from programs in San Francisco in dental assisting, on average, every year. This accounts for close to 12% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from dental assistant programs. Of those, 484 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and 84 with a degree at the associate's level.

17 dental assistant schools are in San Francisco. Of these, seven schools are private, while ten schools are public. While tuition at a public dental assistant school varies from $658 to $894, private dental assistant school tuition varies from $13,095 to $40,956.

Average tuition for dental assistant programs is $2,540. While the highest tuition for dental assistant programs, which is $40,956 every year, is at Carrington College California-Antioch, the lowest tuition in San Francisco, which is $658 every year, is at Contra Costa College.

San Francisco schools offer certificates and associates degrees for dental assistant students.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Francisco, California

554 students graduate from programs in San Francisco in dental assisting, on average, every year. This accounts for close to 12% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from dental assistant programs. Of those, 484 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and 84 with a degree at the associate's level.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Francisco, California

  • Certificate 2006: 538
  • Certificate 2007: 548
  • Certificate 2008: 461
  • Certificate 2009: 470
  • Certificate 2010: 484
  • Associate 2006: 56
  • Associate 2007: 78
  • Associate 2008: 80
  • Associate 2009: 73
  • Associate 2010: 84

Dental Assistant Program Availability in San Francisco, California

Schools in San Francisco offer a total of 28 dental assistant programs. 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 San Francisco, California

  • Certificate: 16
  • Associate: 12

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28780
  • 25th Percentile: 33570
  • Median: 43240
  • 75th Percentile: 53420
  • 90th Percentile: 59160

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32710
  • Median Salary 2007: 38740
  • Median Salary 2008: 36760
  • Median Salary 2009: 39840
  • Median Salary 2010: 43240
  • Total Employed 2006: 2460
  • Total Employed 2007: 2350
  • Total Employed 2008: 2690
  • Total Employed 2009: 2790
  • Total Employed 2010: 2670

San Francisco vs California Dental Assistant Employment

San Francisco vs California Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in San Francisco: 6.012% (2670)

Dental Assistant Schools in San Francisco, California

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1. Everest College - San Francisco

814 Mission St Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94103-9946
(415) 777-2500

Everest College-San Francisco, which is located 37.8 miles from Fairfield, is 1.0 miles from San Francisco, CA and it is one of several campuses. and it offers one program in dental assisting. It is a for-profit institution and it is one out of two institutions in San Francisco offering dental assisting.

2. City College of San Francisco

50 Phelan Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112-1898
(415) 239-3000

City College of San Francisco, which is located 43.7 miles from Brentwood, is located just a short commute away from within San Francisco. It offers two dental assistant programs. Specifically, students are offered one dental assistant certificate by it and one associate's level degree in dental assisting. 32,966 students seek degrees in 154 City College of San Francisco programs, overall.