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Dental Assistant Schools in Illinois

There are 13 Illinois schools offering dental assistant programs. In 2010, 631 students graduated from programs at Illinois dental assistant schools.

Overview

On average, 519 students graduate from dental assistant programs in Illinois per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from dental assistant programs. In 2010, 631 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting.

13 dental assistant schools are located in this state. And of these, seven schools are private, while six schools are public. Tuition at a public dental assistant school varies from $2,194 to $3,010.

Average tuition for dental assistant programs is $2,620. While the lowest tuition in this midwestern state is at Illinois Valley Community College, the highest tuition for dental assistant programs, which is $3,010 every year, is at City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College.

Schools in this state offer certificates in dental assistant.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 519 students graduate from dental assistant programs in Illinois per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from dental assistant programs. In 2010, 631 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 212
  • Certificate 2007: 337
  • Certificate 2008: 408
  • Certificate 2009: 414
  • Certificate 2010: 631

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 13 dental assistant programs.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 13

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23600
  • 25th Percentile: 27010
  • Median: 32250
  • 75th Percentile: 37740
  • 90th Percentile: 45130

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30010
  • Median Salary 2007: 30470
  • Median Salary 2008: 31420
  • Median Salary 2009: 32490
  • Median Salary 2010: 32250
  • Total Employed 2006: 12680
  • Total Employed 2007: 12130
  • Total Employed 2008: 12370
  • Total Employed 2009: 11880
  • Total Employed 2010: 11510

Illinois vs National Dental Assistant Employment

Illinois vs National Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.915% (11510)

Dental Assistant Schools in Illinois

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1. The Illinois School of Health Careers

11 East Adams St. Ste 200
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 913-1230

The Illinois School of Health Careers is in the center of Chicago and this school offers one program in dental assisting. It is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois. This vocational school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental assistant programs.

2. Everest College - Chicago

247 South State Street #400
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 913-1616

Everest College-Chicago offers one dental assistant program and it is located in the center of Chicago. It is a for-profit institution.

3. The Midwest Technical Institute - East Peoria

280 High Point Ln
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 427-2750

The Midwest Technical Institute-East Peoria is in the suburbs of East Peoria, Illinois and it offers one dental assistant program. It is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois.

4. Everest College - Merrionette Park

11560 S. Kedzie
Merrionette Park, IL 60803
(708) 239-0055

Everest College-Merrionette Park is in the suburbs of Merrionette Park, Illinois and this school offers one program in dental assisting. This school is a for-profit institution. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

5. The Illinois School of Health Careers - O'Hare

8750 W Bryn Mawr Ste 300
Chicago, IL 60631
(773) 458-1111

The Illinois School of Health Careers-O'Hare offers one dental assistant program and this school is located near Chicago, IL. Overall, 291 students seek degrees in three programs at this school. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental assisting in terms of programs.

6. Everest College - Burr Ridge

6880 N Frontage Rd-Ste 400
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 920-1102

Everest College-Burr Ridge is located in the suburbs of Burr Ridge, Illinois and it offers one dental assistant program. 676 students seek degrees in five Everest College-Burr Ridge programs, overall.

7. Illinois Valley Community College

815 N Orlando Smith Ave
Oglesby, IL 61348-9692
(815) 224-2720

Illinois Valley Community College, which is very close to Oglesby, Illinois, is in a rural area and this college offers one dental assistant program. This college is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This mid-sized college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental assisting.

8. The Midwest Technical Institute - Springfield

2731 Farmers Market Road
Springfield, IL 62707
(217) 527-8324

The Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in dental assisting. This vocational school is one of 100 vocational schools in Illinois. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in dental assisting.

9. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

4300 N Narragansett
Chicago, IL 60634-1500
(773) 777-7900

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College offers one dental assistant program and this college is near the center of the city. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental assisting.

10. Elgin Community College

1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123-7193
(847) 697-1000

Elgin Community College is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one dental assistant program. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental assisting.

11. John A Logan College

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918-2500
(618) 985-3741

John A Logan College is located in town of Carterville, Illinois and this school offers one dental assistant program. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental assisting in terms of programs.

12. Kaskaskia College

27210 College Rd
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 545-3000

Kaskaskia College offers one dental assistant program and it is located in Centralia, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 5,391 students seek degrees in 56 programs at this college. This college is the tenth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental assisting in terms of programs.

13. Lewis and Clark Community College

5800 Godfrey Rd
Godfrey, IL 62035
(618) 468-7000

Lewis and Clark Community College offers one program in dental assisting and this college, which is very close to Godfrey, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering dental assistant programs.