Florida Dental Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Dental Assistants in Florida

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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

Schools for Dental Assistants in Florida are listed below.

Selected Dental Assistant Schools in Florida

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Fortis Institute
Orange Park, Pensacola, Port Saint Lucie, West Palm Beach

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

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* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

  • Programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Assistant
  • 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
Meridian College

At Meridian College, our Admissions Representatives specialize in removing the roadblocks that lie between where you are, and where you dream of being. If you dream of a new career, contact us today.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Associates
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

Get personalized attention at UMA.

One-on-one tutoring, pre-interview coaching, job search assistance, alumni services—they’re all included in Ultimate Medical Academy’s competitively priced tuition.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant Program, Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma

Pursue your education with American College for Medical Careers.

  • Programs: Dental Assisting with Expanded Functions, Medical Assisting - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Associate
  • Degrees: Certificate, Diploma, Associate
Keiser University Campus
Clearwater, Daytona Beach, Fort Myers, Lakeland, Orlando, Tampa

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

  • Programs: Associate of Science in Medical Assisting , Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science
  • Degrees: Associate
Southern Technical College
Fort Myers, Mount Dora, Orlando, Port Charlotte, Sanford

Get the hands-on training you need for career success at Southern Technical College.

  • Programs: Diploma - Medical Assistant, Medical Assisting (Associates), Medical Assisting (Diploma), more...
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
Southeastern College
West Palm Beach

Our career-focused programs and flexible class schedules make Southeastern a great choice for busy working adults. Small classes ensure personalized attention for each student.

  • Programs: Diploma in Medical Assisting - Bilingual , Diploma in Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Diploma
Orion College

Orion College is a post-secondary vocational school offering Associate Degree programs in Business Administration, Medical Assisting and Healthcare Management.. By utilizing online learning, students have the flexibility to continue their education from the convenience of their own home. Our virtual classrooms will enable students to attend classes and communicate with instructors and classmates. Students can complete some programs without leaving their current employment or sacrificing family time.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma
Florida Career College
Boynton Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, West Palm Beach

Train for the real-world skills that help you launch a successful technology or healthcare career with a degree, or diploma from Florida Career College.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant Technician - DIP
  • Degrees: Diploma
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More Florida Dental Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Americare School of Nursing Fern Park Fern Park Associate 381
Angley College Deland Bachelor 105
Brevard Community College Cocoa Associate 14,496
Broward College Fort Lauderdale Associate 31,730
Central Florida Community College Ocala Associate 6,210
Daytona State College Daytona Beach Bachelor 13,675
Edison State College Fort Myers Bachelor 11,369
Florida Community College at Jacksonville Jacksonville Bachelor 24,939
Florida National College Hialeah Bachelor 2,158
Gulf Coast Community College Panama City Associate 5,758
Hillsborough Community College Tampa Associate 22,621
Indian River State College Fort Pierce Bachelor 14,932
Northwest Florida State College Niceville Bachelor 7,043
Palm Beach Community College Lake Worth Associate 22,881
Pasco-Hernando Community College New Port Richey Associate 8,065
Pensacola Junior College Pensacola Associate 10,728
Santa Fe College Gainesville Associate 14,824
South Florida Community College Avon Park Associate 2,787
Tallahassee Community College 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, 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


Gainesville 350 $39130 1.18
Homosassa Springs 80 $35400 1.11
Jacksonville 1450 $34710 1
Cape Coral 560 $39530 1.01
Fort Myers 560 $39530 1.01
Crestview 170 $37570 0.72
Fort Walton Beach 170 $37570 0.72
Destin 170 $37570 0.72
Deltona 470 $35700 1.09
Daytona Beach 470 $35700 1.09
Ormond Beach 470 $35700 1.09
Orlando 2000 $35690 0.76
Kissimmee 2000 $35690 0.76
Sanford 2000 $35690 0.76
Palm Bay 580 $33370 1.26
Melbourne 580 $33370 1.26
Titusville 580 $33370 1.26
Panama City 130 $30840 0.71
Pensacola 350 $37310 0.92
Ferry Pass 350 $37310 0.92
Brent 350 $37310 0.92
Port St. Lucie 370 $37900 1.19
Punta Gorda 140 $34160 1.42
Lakeland 270 $33840 0.55
Winter Haven 270 $33840 0.55
Miami 5600 $33460 0.98
Fort Lauderdale 5600 $33460 0.98
West Palm Beach 5600 $33460 0.98
Naples 260 $41850 0.84
Immokalee 260 $41850 0.84
Marco Island 260 $41850 0.84
North Port 840 $38590 1.31
Sarasota 840 $38590 1.31
Bradenton 840 $38590 1.31
Ocala 180 $30420 0.81
Sebastian 90 $31670 0.86
Vero Beach 90 $31670 0.86
Sebring 70 $29590 1.13
Tallahassee 280 $39090 0.74
Tampa 2690 $34970 0.94
St. Petersburg 2690 $34970 0.94
Clearwater 2690 $34970 0.94
The Villages 90 $35110 1.6
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