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Dental Assistant Schools in Traverse City, Michigan

There is one school around Traverse City, MI offering dental assistant programs. 19 dental assistant students graduated from programs at Northwestern Michigan College in 2010. 12 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and seven students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 21 students graduate from dental assistant programs in this city each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the state of Michigan graduate from dental assistant programs. Of those, seven students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and 12 with a degree at the associate's level.

This school is a public school.

Average tuition for programs in dental assisting at this mid-sized school is $2,900. Private tuition is $14,899, while on average, public tuitions at Michigan dental assistant schools are $2,683.

This school offers certificates and associates degrees in dental assistant.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Traverse City, Michigan

On average, 21 students graduate from dental assistant programs in this city each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the state of Michigan graduate from dental assistant programs. Of those, seven students graduated with certificates in dental assisting and 12 with a degree at the associate's level.

Dental Assistant Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Traverse City, Michigan

  • Certificate 2006: 11
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 8
  • Certificate 2009: 10
  • Certificate 2010: 7
  • Associate 2006: 11
  • Associate 2007: 12
  • Associate 2008: 16
  • Associate 2009: 9
  • Associate 2010: 12

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Traverse City, Michigan

This school offers a total of two programs in dental assisting. Of these programs, about 50% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Traverse City, Michigan

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27430
  • 25th Percentile: 31260
  • Median: 35060
  • 75th Percentile: 38710
  • 90th Percentile: 42680

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32130
  • Median Salary 2007: 33450
  • Median Salary 2008: 34680
  • Median Salary 2009: 34910
  • Median Salary 2010: 35060
  • Total Employed 2006: 440
  • Total Employed 2007: 340
  • Total Employed 2008: 330
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 390

Traverse City vs Michigan Dental Assistant Employment

Traverse City vs Michigan Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Traverse City: 4.171% (390)

Dental Assistant Schools in Traverse City, Michigan

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1. Northwestern Michigan College

1701 E Front St
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 995-1000

Northwestern Michigan College, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Traverse City, MI. It offers two dental assistant programs. More specifically, it offers one dental assistant certificate to students and one associate's level degree in dental assisting. This public school is a public 2-year institution and it is the only institution in this city offering dental assisting.