North Carolina Dental Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Dental Assistants in North Carolina

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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Jacksonville, Fayetteville and Rocky Mount
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greensboro, Charlotte and Raleigh
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Durham

Salaries for Dental Assistants in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Raleigh, Durham and Goldsboro

Schools for Dental Assistants in North Carolina are listed below.

Selected Dental Assistant Schools in North Carolina

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Medical Careers Institute
Greensboro, Raleigh

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  • Programs: Medical Assisting - Associate
  • Degrees: Associate

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

Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) offers industry-relevant knowledge and training for in demand careers in healthcare.

  • Programs: Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma

Set your career in motion at Virginia College.

  • Programs: AS - Medical Office Administration
  • Degrees: Associate

Take the first step toward a better future at South College-Asheville.

  • Programs: CERT Medical Assisting, AAS Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Certificate, 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
Miller-Motte College
Fayetteville, Jacksonville, Wilmington

Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.

  • Programs: Dental Assisting - Associate of Applied Science, Medical Office Assistant - Diploma, Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma
Brightwood College

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Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma

You can complete Southeastern Institute's training programs in as few as 8 months!* Receive handson instruction from caring instructors with practical experience in the fields in which they teach. Southeastern's small class sizes and individualized attention can be just what you need to succeed.

  • Programs: Certificate in Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Certificate

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

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More North Carolina Dental Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alamance Community College Graham Associate 3,925
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville Associate 6,408
Cape Fear Community College Wilmington Associate 7,570
Central Carolina Community College Sanford Associate 4,603
Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte Associate 18,052
Coastal Carolina Community College Jacksonville Associate 4,349
Durham Technical Community College Durham Associate 5,170
Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville Associate 9,063
Forsyth Technical Community College Winston Salem Associate 7,276
Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown Associate 10,571
Martin Community College Williamston Associate 755
Montgomery Community College Troy Associate 954
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Salisbury Associate 5,158
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill Doctorate & First Professional 28,136
Wake Technical Community College Raleigh Associate 12,238
Wayne Community College Goldsboro Associate 2,988
Western Piedmont Community College Morganton Associate 2,448
Wilkes Community College Wilkesboro Associate 2,476

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

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

North Carolina

Asheville 440 $38270 1.06
Fayetteville 460 $35920 1.58
Goldsboro 80 $38030 0.86
Greensboro 660 $36360 0.8
High Point 660 $36360 0.8
Greenville 200 $36140 1.16
Hickory 270 $36490 0.8
Lenoir 270 $36490 0.8
Morganton 270 $36490 0.8
Jacksonville 140 $35330 1.36
Burlington 90 $38250 0.69
Durham 730 $41300 1.08
Chapel Hill 730 $41300 1.08
Raleigh 1410 $41520 1.07
Rocky Mount 110 $37200 0.83
New Bern 130 $37090 1.28
Wilmington 380 $29970 1.34
Winston 560 $36780 0.92
Salem 560 $36780 0.92
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