Alabama Dental Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Dental Assistants in Alabama

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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Alabama

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dothan, Gadsden and Auburn
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Montgomery, Decatur and Birmingham
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Alabama

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Anniston, Gadsden and Huntsville

Schools for Dental Assistants in Alabama are listed below.

Selected Dental Assistant Schools in Alabama

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Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate
Fortis Institute
Birmingham, Dothan, Foley, Mobile, Montgomery

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

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  • Programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Assisting / Medical Assisting Specialist
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Certificate
South University

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting (AS)
  • Degrees: Associate
Virginia College
Birmingham, Montgomery

Set your career in motion at Virginia College.

  • Programs: AS - Medical Office Management, AS - Medical Assistant, DIP - Medical Assistant, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

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More Alabama Dental Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Hanceville Associate 5,247
H Councill Trenholm State Technical College Montgomery Associate 1,340
James H Faulkner State Community College Bay Minette Associate 3,612
John C Calhoun State Community College Tanner Associate 9,117
Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus Birmingham Associate 3,320
University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham Doctorate & First Professional 16,246

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Alabama. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Dental Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Dental Assistants relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Anniston 100 $35180 1.05
Oxford 100 $35180 1.05
Jacksonville 100 $35180 1.05
Auburn 70 $30650 0.58
Opelika 70 $30650 0.58
Florence 90 $28580 0.77
Muscle Shoals 90 $28580 0.77
Gadsden 50 $32920 0.59
Huntsville 310 $29510 0.63
Daphne 170 $31780 1.12
Fairhope 170 $31780 1.12
Foley 170 $31780 1.12
Decatur 110 $31010 0.93
Dothan 150 $33380 1.19
Birmingham 970 $32970 0.83
Hoover 970 $32970 0.83
Mobile 270 $27630 0.67
Montgomery 240 $26020 0.63
Tuscaloosa 200 $30830 0.85
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