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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

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  • Dental Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Each campus features a public spa and/or salon where students can gain real-world experience.
  • 17 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent colleges and Schools (ACICS), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Originally founded in 1916 in Wilmington, North Carolina by Judge Leon Motte.
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Raleigh
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Programs
  • Dental Assistant Diploma
  • Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting-Clinical Concentration
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Listed as a 2015 Best for Vets school in the Career & Technical College category by Military Times.
  • Offers programs in health science, business, legal studies, technology, and skilled trades such as HVAC and building maintenance &    repair.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 3 campuses located in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.
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Norfolk
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Programs
  • Dental Assisting - Associate's
  • Medical Assisting - Diploma
  • Medical Assisting - Associate's

Experience the Rewards of Caring, With ECPI’s Medical Careers Institute, you can Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in 2.5 Years or Your Associate’s Even Sooner through Our Year-Round Schedule!

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Virginia Beach
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  • Medical Assisting
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • AS - Medical Office Administration

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.

Programs
  • Medical Office Assistant - Diploma
  • Medical Clinical Assistant - Diploma
  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1916 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers more than 50 programs including criminal justice, technology, business, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Provides tutoring at no additional charge to assist during stressful times.
  • Revises curriculum continually to keep pace with improvements in technology and the increasing needs of business and industry.
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Conway
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  • CERT Medical Assisting
  • AAS Medical Assisting

At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career.  Whether you are pursing a degree for the first time, going back to school as an adult learner, or furthering your career with an advanced degree, our faculty and staff will partner with you to give your dreams direction.

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Asheville
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  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
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.

More North Carolina Dental Assistant Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Graham
Associate
3,925
Asheville
Associate
6,408
Wilmington
Associate
7,570
Sanford
Associate
4,603
Charlotte
Associate
18,052
Jacksonville
Associate
4,349
Durham
Associate
5,170
Fayetteville
Associate
9,063
Winston Salem
Associate
7,276
Jamestown
Associate
10,571
Williamston
Associate
755
Troy
Associate
954
Salisbury
Associate
5,158
Chapel Hill
Doctorate & First Professional
28,136
Raleigh
Associate
12,238
Goldsboro
Associate
2,988
Morganton
Associate
2,448
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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Asheville 490 $39,130
Jacksonville 130 $35,820
Burlington 90 $37,190
Durham 710 $41,050
Chapel Hill 710 $41,050
Fayetteville 410 $36,050
Goldsboro 90 $37,150
Greensboro 620 $37,350
High Point 620 $37,350
Greenville 200 $38,270
Hickory 330 $33,940
Lenoir 330 $33,940
Morganton 330 $33,940
New Bern 140 $42,360
Raleigh 1500 $44,460
Rocky Mount 110 $38,400
Wilmington 310 $45,380
Winston 560 $39,940
Salem 560 $39,940

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