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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hanford, Chico and Yuba City
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Merced and San Diego
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Santa Ana, Riverside and San Diego

Salaries for Dental Assistants in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Santa Rosa, San Francisco and Oakland

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  • Dental Assisting
  • American Career College (ACC) offers hands-on training that will prepare students for careers in the healthcare industry at three campuses in Los Angeles, Ontario, and Orange County, California.

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  • Dental Assistant (8-Month Diploma Program)
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Fresno
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More California Dental Assistant Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Santa Maria
Associate
13,176
Norwalk
Associate
22,273
Rancho Cucamonga
Associate
18,736
Glendora
Associate
11,467
San Francisco
Associate
46,411
Alameda
Associate
5,979
Kentfield
Associate
6,476
San Mateo
Associate
10,516
Eureka
Associate
6,025
San Pablo
Associate
7,147
Cypress
Associate
13,592
Pleasant Hill
Associate
19,768
Los Altos Hills
Associate
18,132
South Lake Tahoe
Associate
2,576
Los Angeles
Associate
17,204
Modesto
Associate
18,546
Monterey
Associate
9,238
Costa Mesa
Associate
24,424
Oxnard
Associate
6,803
San Marcos
Associate
27,222
Pasadena
Associate
26,672
Chula Vista
Associate
813
Reedley
Associate
12,158
Riverside
Associate
30,961
Sacramento
Associate
24,596
San Diego
Associate
21,437
Bakersfield
Associate
602
Fresno
Associate
675
Rancho Cordova
Associate
619
Visalia
Associate
892
San Jose
Associate
9,805
Santa Rosa
Associate
25,626

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 850 $32,740
Fresno 1150 $27,140
Hanford 160 $38,550
Corcoran 160 $38,550
Chico 310 $43,690
El Centro 150 $33,120
Oxnard 1100 $35,630
Thousand Oaks 1100 $35,630
Ventura 1100 $35,630
Redding 330 $34,350
Riverside 4730 $32,330
San Bernardino 4730 $32,330
Ontario 4730 $32,330
Sacramento 2950 $40,030
Roseville 2950 $40,030
Arden 2950 $40,030
Arcade 2950 $40,030
Salinas 580 $40,260
Los Angeles 17030 $35,320
Long Beach 17030 $35,320
Anaheim 17030 $35,320
Madera 150 $35,360
Merced 180 $30,390
Modesto 630 $29,760
Napa 230 $40,940
San Diego 3840 $39,070
Carlsbad 3840 $39,070
Santa Cruz 290 $38,200
Watsonville 290 $38,200
Santa Maria 550 $38,390
Santa Barbara 550 $38,390
Santa Rosa 690 $43,760
San Francisco 7090 $41,540
Oakland 7090 $41,540
Hayward 7090 $41,540
Stockton 680 $34,080
Lodi 680 $34,080
San Jose 3280 $50,740
Sunnyvale 3280 $50,740
Santa Clara 3280 $50,740
Vallejo 550 $41,540
Fairfield 550 $41,540
Visalia 320 $35,440
Porterville 320 $35,440
Yuba City 120 $37,390
San Luis Obispo 320 $41,230
Paso Robles 320 $41,230
Arroyo Grande 320 $41,230

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