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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Punta Gorda, Sebastian and Fort Walton Beach
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tallahassee, Port St. Lucie and Orlando
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Naples, Cape Coral and West Palm Beach

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Programs
  • Diploma - Dental Assistant
  • Diploma - Medical Assistant
  • Associate of Applied Science - Medical Assistant

Altierus is a non-profit, higher educational school system with 21 campuses in 11 states, operated as Altierus Career College or Career Education. And being a student here is different. Because we don't see you as just a student. We see you as an individual within our community with your own reasons for being here.

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Atlanta
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Programs
  • Dental Assistant (10-Month diploma program)
  • Medical Assistant Technician (10-Month diploma program)
  • Has specialized in career training since 1982.
  • Offers beginning to advanced training in computer repair, medical assisting, cosmetology, nursing, and more.
  • Continually maintains programs according to industry needs by working closely with industry experts and employers.
  • Provides well-equipped training facilities to give students the advantage of hands-on training.
  • Its instructors attend seminars and workshops to keep current with new technology and topics.
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Hollywood
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Programs
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Assisting

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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Pensacola
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Programs
  • Diploma - Medical Assistant
  • A.S. - Medical Assistant

Southern Technical College provides education and training in a variety of medical and technical areas that enable graduates to obtain entry-level employment. As a student at Southern Technical College, you will have the opportunity learn in several different ways.

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Port Charlotte
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Programs
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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Sarasota
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant Associate's Degree
  • Medical Assistant Diploma
  • Medical Office Specialist Diploma

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

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Jacksonville
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • Features a community service program for students, called the Ambassador Program.
  • Offers several programs in healthcare, criminal justice, broadcasting, business administration and more.
  • Features an online system called MyPortal that allows students to check their schedule, grades, calculate their GPA, and more.
  • Has 5 Florida campuses located in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Miami, Hollywood, and Altamonte Springs, with online options.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Altamonte Springs
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting

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Programs
  • Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Offers special tuition pricing for Veterans, Active Duty Military and spouses/qualifying dependents of all Active Duty, National Guard and Reserves.
  • Works closely with an advisory board from the medical community to ensure that their curriculum, equipment and instruction are current.
  • Allows students to complete assignments on the go with its Blackboard Learn mobile app.
  • Gives online students live student support for technical or course questions.
  • Has campus locations in Florida as well as online learning programs.
Programs
  • Medical Assistant - Associate
  • Offers courses at six campuses located in Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina.
  • Specialize in fields such as Dental Assisting, Administrative Assisting, Massage Therapy, Cosmetology, Personal Training, and more
  • Assigns each student experienced career services personnel
  • Offers veteran benefits for those who qualify
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Orlando
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More Florida Dental Assistant Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Fern Park
Associate
381
Deland
Bachelor
105
Cocoa
Associate
14,496
Fort Lauderdale
Associate
31,730
Ocala
Associate
6,210
Daytona Beach
Bachelor
13,675
Fort Myers
Bachelor
11,369
Jacksonville
Bachelor
24,939
Hialeah
Bachelor
2,158
Panama City
Associate
5,758
Tampa
Associate
22,621
Fort Pierce
Bachelor
14,932
Niceville
Bachelor
7,043
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
New Port Richey
Associate
8,065
Pensacola
Associate
10,728
Gainesville
Associate
14,824
Avon Park
Associate
2,787
Tallahassee
Associate
13,776

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. 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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 1260 $36,330
Cape Coral-Fort Myers 620 $37,050
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin 180 $36,350
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach 490 $35,670
Gainesville 270 $37,580
Homosassa Springs 80 $36,340
Lakeland-Winter Haven 280 $36,820
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach 5850 $37,630
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island 210 $40,450
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton 890 $41,090
Ocala 180 $33,730
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford 2240 $36,970
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville 620 $36,670
Panama City 180 $32,760
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent 390 $37,960
Port St. Lucie 370 $39,510
Punta Gorda 130 $37,850
Sebastian-Vero Beach N/A $37,650
Sebring 70 $32,940
Tallahassee 300 $38,990
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater 2820 $37,870
The Villages 100 $35,750

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