Michigan Dental Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Dental Assistants in Michigan

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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Saginaw, Muskegon and Ann Arbor
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lansing, Jackson and Niles
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Warren, Detroit and Grand Rapids

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Holland, Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo

Schools for Dental Assistants in Michigan are listed below.

Selected Dental Assistant Schools in Michigan

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Ross Medical Education Centers
Ann Arbor, Brighton, Canton, Grand Rapids, Madison Heights, Muskegon, New Baltimore, Port Huron, Portage

Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate

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
Baker College - Ground
Allen Park, Auburn Hills, Cadillac, Cass City, Clinton Township, Coldwater, Flint, Fremont, Jackson, Muskegon, Owosso, Port Huron

Baker College is the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available.

  • Programs: Dental Hygiene - Associate, Medical Assistant - Associate
  • Degrees: Associate
Everest Institute
Dearborn, Detroit, Southfield

Reach your career goals with a degree or diploma from Everest Institute.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant(Diploma), Medical Assistant (Diploma), Medical Administrative Assistant (Diploma)
  • Degrees: Diploma
Dorsey Schools
Detroit, Lansing, Pontiac, Roseville, Saginaw

Dorsey has been a trusted career training school in Michigan for over 80 years!

  • Programs: Dental Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma

We offer programs in business, information technology, and health care that are designed to get you into your new career fast.

  • Programs: Medical Office Administration (AAS), Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate
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More Michigan Dental Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bay de Noc Community College Escanaba Associate 2,203
Delta College University Center Associate 10,406
Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids Associate 15,212
Lake Michigan College Benton Harbor Associate 3,740
Mott Community College Flint Associate 10,455
Northwestern Michigan College Traverse City Associate 4,499
Siena Heights University Adrian Masters 2,161
Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor Associate 12,068
Wayne County Community College District Detroit Associate 20,504

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

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


Ann Arbor 400 $41290 0.81
Battle Creek 110 $40130 0.88
Bay City 70 $36100 0.85
Flint 520 $33510 1.67
Grand Rapids 850 $41770 0.69
Wyoming 850 $41770 0.69
Jackson 110 $36890 0.81
Detroit 4490 $32370 1.01
Warren 4490 $32370 1.01
Dearborn 4490 $32370 1.01
Saginaw 240 $29120 1.21
Lansing 470 $37360 0.97
East Lansing 470 $37360 0.97
Kalamazoo 210 $35860 0.65
Portage 210 $35860 0.65
Monroe 70 $34010 0.76
Muskegon 140 $34260 0.94
Niles 110 $34610 0.81
Benton Harbor 110 $34610 0.81
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