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Dental Assistant Schools in Idaho

There are six schools in the state of Idaho offering dental assistant programs. 157 students graduated from programs at Idaho dental assistant schools in 2010. 141 of all these students graduated with certificates and 16 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 194 students graduate from dental assistant programs in this state per year. Of those, 141 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and 16 with an associate's level degree.

Six dental assistant schools are located in this state. Out of these, while four schools are public, two schools are private. Tuition at a private dental assistant school is $13,312, while public dental assistant school tuition varies from $2,038 to $3,096.

Average tuition for dental assistant programs is $3,164. While the highest tuition for dental assistant programs, which is $13,312 every year, is at Carrington College-Boise, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,038 every year, is at Eastern Idaho Technical College.

Idaho schools offer certificates and associates degrees for dental assistant students.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Idaho 2006 - 2010

On average, 194 students graduate from dental assistant programs in this state per year. Of those, 141 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and 16 with an associate's level degree.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Idaho 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 193
  • Certificate 2007: 193
  • Certificate 2008: 223
  • Certificate 2009: 174
  • Certificate 2010: 141
  • Associate 2006: 7
  • Associate 2007: 9
  • Associate 2008: 8
  • Associate 2009: 9
  • Associate 2010: 16

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Idaho

Schools in this state offer a total of eight dental assistant programs. Of these programs, about 75% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Idaho

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 2

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21280
  • 25th Percentile: 25650
  • Median: 30900
  • 75th Percentile: 35780
  • 90th Percentile: 40160

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26590
  • Median Salary 2007: 28100
  • Median Salary 2008: 29040
  • Median Salary 2009: 28730
  • Median Salary 2010: 30900
  • Total Employed 2006: 1850
  • Total Employed 2007: 1800
  • Total Employed 2008: 1860
  • Total Employed 2009: 1970
  • Total Employed 2010: 2000

Idaho vs National Dental Assistant Employment

Idaho vs National Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Idaho: 0.680% (2000)

Dental Assistant Schools in Idaho

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1. Eastern Idaho Technical College

1600 S 25th E
Idaho Falls, ID 83404-5788
(208) 524-3000x3371

Eastern Idaho Technical College, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Idaho Falls, ID and it offers one program in dental assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Idaho offering dental assistant programs.

2. The Milan Institute - Boise

8590 W Fairview Ave.
Boise, ID 83704-8320
(208) 672-9500

The Milan Institute-Boise offers one dental assistant program and it is 3.9 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 283 students seek degrees in eight programs at this school. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Idaho offering dental assisting.

3. The College of Western Idaho

5500 East Opportunity Drive
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 562-3000

The College of Western Idaho is located in Nampa, Idaho, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in dental assisting. Out of those, this community college offers students one dental assistant certificate and one associate's level dental assisting degree. It is one of 3 community colleges in Idaho. This college is the third biggest institution in the state of Idaho offering dental assisting.

4. Carrington College - Boise

1122 North Liberty Street
Boise, ID 83704-8742
(208) 377-8080

Carrington College-Boise offers two programs in dental assisting. More specifically, it offers students one dental assistant certificate and one associate's level dental assisting degree. It is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 777 students pursue degrees in 15 programs at this school. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Idaho offering dental assisting.

5. The College of Southern Idaho

315 Falls Ave.
Twin Falls, ID 83301
(208) 733-9554

The College of Southern Idaho is located in Twin Falls, ID and it offers one program in dental assisting. 7,615 students seek degrees in 130 programs at this community college, overall. It is the third largest institution in the state of Idaho offering dental assisting in terms of programs.

6. Boise State University

1910 University Dr
Boise, ID 83725
(208) 426-1011

Boise State University is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in dental assisting. 19,992 students seek degrees in 168 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Idaho offering dental assisting.