Louisiana Dental Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Dental Assistants in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Monroe, New Orleans and Lafayette
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lake Charles, Baton Rouge and Shreveport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Orleans, Shreveport and Monroe

Schools for Dental Assistants in Louisiana are listed below.

Selected Dental Assistant Schools in Louisiana

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Fortis Institute
Baton Rouge

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

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  • Programs: Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: 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

Whether preparing to enter the professional world or expanding your skills, education should be available wherever, whenever. With McCann you can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and a friendly educational environment.

If quality is what you want then McCann is where you want to be.

  • Programs: Medical Office Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Associate in Occupational Studies
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

  • Programs: Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science
  • Degrees: Associate
Blue Cliff College

Blue Cliff College was founded in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1987 with the goal of becoming one of the most respected and innovative Massage Therapy training centers in the nation.

  • Programs: Clinical Medical Assisting - Diploma
  • Degrees: Diploma
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More Louisiana Dental Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Delta College of Arts & Technology Baton Rouge Associate 137
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans New Orleans Doctorate & First Professional 2,234

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

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


Alexandria 160 $29420 1.13
Baton Rouge 750 $31370 0.81
Hammond 90 $35420 0.92
Houma 170 $26870 0.75
Thibodaux 170 $26870 0.75
Lafayette 360 $27970 0.7
Lake Charles 280 $24830 1.22
Monroe 250 $26340 1.39
New Orleans 1320 $28770 1.01
Metairie 1320 $28770 1.01
Shreveport 360 $26280 0.85
Bossier City 360 $26280 0.85
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