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Dental Assistant Jobs

Future dental assistants! Welcome to your source for all that is dental assisting! Maybe not, but we aim to provide you with the answers you seek. First, for those of you that don’t know, we are a school for dental assisting. We published an article about this topic on our blog here.

But we wanted to make a dedicated page for you guys so you can readily find more information on dental assistant jobs. Since we already made a blog about this topic I won’t go too in depth. Instead, I’ll just make a quick summary and go over some of the basics.

Dental Assistant Job Salary 

First, we’re going to give you information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Second, we will provide you with real examples from our location and surrounding areas.

Below is some data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • 2022 median pay – $44,820 per year. $21.55 per hour.
  • Number of jobs 2022 – 371,000
  • Job outlook, 2022 to 2031 – 7% faster than average.
  • Employment change – 25,700

To the right are some jobs from around our location. We encourage you to do your own research. 

First, go to Indeed’s website. Second, put your location and search for dental assistant.

Dental Assisting Jobs 2024

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Dental Assistant Job Information

Dental Assistant Job Demand

As you can tell by the information above, the demand for dental assistants is high. More than that, the growth for the industry, up to 2029, is faster than that of others.

Now is the best time to enroll into a Dental Assistant Program and begin a rewarding new career.

Dental Assistant Job – Upward Mobility

Our Dental Assistant school offers a 12-week program that gets you ready to tackle the role of a certified Dental Assistant. However, that doesn’t mean that your opportunities for growth stop their. After, you can progress from Da to an RDA. This will allow you to earn a higher income and assume more responsibilities in the practice.  Next, you can continue your education and become a Dental Hygienist. 

Also, increasing your income potential. Lastly, you can continue your education even further and become a dentist. Not only would you be able to earn the salary of a doctor, but you can also open your own practice. 


Dental Assistant Jobs – Pandemic & Recession Proof

One of the things we talked about in our blog, is how this career was deemed essential throughout the covid pandemic. As a dental assistant you will be a part of the medical health industry. People will always require dental care and treatment. Dental emergencies are medical emergencies. No pandemic or recession is going to shut down the doors to your place of work.  


Dental Assistant  Jobs – Conclusion

To finish, we’ve provided you with some helpful data and insight to the demand, growth opportunities and salary for a Dental Assistant. For more information about our program and school, we encourage you to explore our website. Also, we’re always eager to hear from you and answer any questions you may have. 

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Based on 25 reviews
Karen Herrera
Karen Herrera
February 8, 2024.
This course was really cool to take personally for me i like fast paced courses so this one was perfect & the intructors Ms. Lindsey & Ms. Victoria are always there to guide us when we have questions & Sophie as well! I’ve really enjoyed my time at this school i have learned so much in the span of these few months, i’m definitely ready to start a new career in the dental field! 🤩✨🦷😁
Brissa Haro
Brissa Haro
November 9, 2023.
Mrs.Lindsey is the absolute BEST ! Overall the school is amazing, you get hands on experience basically right away which for me helped SOOO much! I recommend this school to anyone looking to get started in their dental career (:
Wendy Ayala
Wendy Ayala
November 9, 2023.
I live in Lompoc🥲 and i loved class even though it was a long drive….. it was so worth it! Everyone is so helpful and Mrs. Lindsey is super funny, helpful, and flexible even for me living far. Im also glad class was only a few weeks compared to other schools which are a year or more. Tests and quizzes were easy as long as you studied! Would recommend 10/10!! Im about to finish next week on Monday!!!!
Lindsey Barone
Lindsey Barone
October 31, 2023.
I love working for this school and seeing all of my students blossom in the dental field ❤️
Makayla McNulty
Makayla McNulty
July 27, 2023.
This school has been the best experience!! Ever since I started here I’ve felt so welcomed and appreciated! A big shout out to Ms.Val for being my role model and being able to teach me everything I know today! I’ve very thankful for both Ms.Lindsey and Ms.Val for helping me through school!
Saray Martinez
Saray Martinez
July 27, 2023.
I really enjoyed my experience. Fast paced program but the teachers made easy and fun to learn. Ms. Val was always so helpful.
Christina Fossile
Christina Fossile
March 17, 2022.
This is definitely a great program for someone wanting to enter the field and start working right away! The instructors are super helpful and teach you everything you need to know to succeed. They even help you get experience and jobs right away and set you up for success after graduating!! I would recommend this program to anyone interested in the field!
Allan Fuentes.
Allan Fuentes.
November 18, 2021.
Recently graduated from Santa Clarita Dental Assisting school and its the best school to get your certification. Teachers are Great, program in general is fantastic! If your looking to get your certificate i would highly recommend it!
Heather Durant
Heather Durant
November 18, 2021.
If your looking for a dental assisting school, look no further!! Miss Lindsey is an amazing instructor and will help you with job placement immediately. She cares about her students and makes learning fun!! Rachael and Angel are so patient and eager to help everyone. I really enjoyed the hands on learning experience and will be forever grateful to everyone that helped me through this course. Thank you Santa Clarita School of Dental Assisting !!


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