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Dental Assistant Schools in San Luis Obispo, California

There are two schools located near San Luis Obispo, CA offering dental assistant programs. In 2010, 35 students graduated with degrees from San Luis Obispo dental assistant schools. 29 of all these students graduated with certificates and six of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 33 students graduate from dental assistant programs in San Luis Obispo per year. Specifically, 29 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and six with an associate's level degree.

Two dental assistant schools are in San Luis Obispo. And of these, one school is public, while one school is private. Private dental assistant school tuition is $9,741, while public dental assistant school tuitions are $782.

Average tuition for dental assistant programs is $1,286. The lowest tuition in San Luis Obispo, which is $782 each year, is at Allan Hancock College, while the highest tuition for programs in dental assisting, which is $9,741 each year, is at Central California School.

Dental assistant schools in San Luis Obispo offer certificates and associates degrees.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Luis Obispo, California

On average, 33 students graduate from dental assistant programs in San Luis Obispo per year. Specifically, 29 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and six with an associate's level degree.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Luis Obispo, California

  • Certificate 2006: 33
  • Certificate 2007: 30
  • Certificate 2008: 26
  • Certificate 2009: 30
  • Certificate 2010: 29
  • Associate 2006: 5
  • Associate 2007: 6
  • Associate 2008: 6
  • Associate 2009: 14
  • Associate 2010: 6

Dental Assistant Program Availability in San Luis Obispo, California

San Luis Obispo schools offer a total of three programs in dental assisting. Of these programs, close to 66% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in San Luis Obispo, California

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27230
  • 25th Percentile: 31730
  • Median: 36110
  • 75th Percentile: 43730
  • 90th Percentile: 51850

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30950
  • Median Salary 2007: 31320
  • Median Salary 2008: 31850
  • Median Salary 2009: 34690
  • Median Salary 2010: 36110
  • Total Employed 2006: 410
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 350
  • Total Employed 2009: 300
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

San Luis Obispo vs California Dental Assistant Employment

San Luis Obispo vs California Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in San Luis Obispo: 0.540% (240)

Dental Assistant Schools in San Luis Obispo, California

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1. Central California School

3195 McMillan Ste F
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 543-9123

Central California School, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in San Luis Obispo, CA and this school offers one program in dental assisting. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution and this school is the only institution in this city offering dental assisting.