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Dental Assistant Schools in Nevada

There are seven schools in the state of Nevada offering dental assistant programs. 312 students graduated with degrees from Nevada dental assistant schools in 2010.

Overview

233 students graduate from dental assistant programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from dental assistant programs. In 2010, 312 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting.

Seven dental assistant schools are located in this state. And out of these, two schools are public, while five schools are private. While private dental assistant school tuition is $10,150, tuition at a public dental assistant school is $2,243.

Average tuition for dental assistant programs is $3,053. While the lowest tuition in Nevada, which is $2,243 every year, is at Truckee Meadows Community College, the highest tuition for programs in dental assisting, which is $10,150 every year, is at the Pima Medical Institute-Las Vegas.

Nevada dental assistant schools offer certificates.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Nevada 2006 - 2010

233 students graduate from dental assistant programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from dental assistant programs. In 2010, 312 students graduated with certificates in dental assisting.

Dental Assistant Program Completions in Nevada 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 154
  • Certificate 2007: 148
  • Certificate 2008: 155
  • Certificate 2009: 248
  • Certificate 2010: 312

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Nevada

Schools in Nevada offer a total of seven dental assistant programs.

Dental Assistant Program Availability in Nevada

  • Certificate: 7

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Dental Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20400
  • 25th Percentile: 24460
  • Median: 33580
  • 75th Percentile: 40330
  • 90th Percentile: 45080

Career Trends

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

Dental Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34080
  • Median Salary 2007: 35040
  • Median Salary 2008: 35150
  • Median Salary 2009: 31630
  • Median Salary 2010: 33580
  • Total Employed 2006: 2460
  • Total Employed 2007: 2540
  • Total Employed 2008: 2690
  • Total Employed 2009: 2540
  • Total Employed 2010: 2680

Nevada vs National Dental Assistant Employment

Nevada vs National Dental Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Nevada: 0.911% (2680)

Dental Assistant Schools in Nevada

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1. The Institute of Professional Careers

4472 South Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 734-9900

The Institute of Professional Careers, which is near the center of the city, is in Las Vegas, NV and it offers one program in dental assisting. Overall, 14 students pursue degrees in one program at this school. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Nevada offering dental assistant programs.

2. Northwest Health Careers

7398 Smoke Ranch Road- Ste 100
Las Vegas, NV 89128
(702) 254-7577

Northwest Health Careers, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Las Vegas, NV and it offers one program in dental assisting. Overall, 244 students seek degrees in five programs at this school. In terms of enrollment, it ranks sixth in the state of Nevada.

3. The Milan Institute - Sparks

950 Industrial Way
Sparks, NV 89431
(775) 348-7200

The Milan Institute-Sparks is located in Sparks, Nevada, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one dental assistant program. 343 students seek degrees in five Milan Institute-Sparks programs, overall. This school ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Nevada.

4. The Pima Medical Institute - Las Vegas

3333 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(702) 458-9650

The Pima Medical Institute-Las Vegas is near the center of the city and PMI offers one program in dental assisting. Overall, 1,144 students seek degrees in eight PMI programs. This small school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Nevada offering dental assisting in terms of programs.

5. The College of Southern Nevada

6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146-1164
(702) 651-5000

The College of Southern Nevada, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Las Vegas, NV and it offers one program in dental assisting. This school is one of 7 public post-secondary institutions in Nevada. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Nevada offering dental assisting.

6. Truckee Meadows Community College

7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno, NV 89512-3999
(775) 673-7000

Truckee Meadows Community College offers one program in dental assisting and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Reno, NV. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Nevada offering dental assistant programs.