Pennsylvania Dental Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Dental Assistants in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Johnstown, Scranton and State College
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Williamsport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Lancaster and Lebanon

Schools for Dental Assistants in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Dental Assistant Schools in Pennsylvania

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Fortis Institute
Erie, Kingston, Scranton

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

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

  • Programs: Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Dental Assisting, Medical Assistant, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

At Brightwood Career Institute, we offer accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience focused on helping you gain skills for your chosen career.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Assisting - Associate
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
Harris School of Business
Dover, Upper Darby

Jump into the exciting world of technology or medical services at Harris School.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant, Professional Medical Assistant Plus, Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate
YTI Career Institute
Altoona, Lancaster

Your Journey Begins Here . At YTI Career Institute, we are your beacon-brightening your future outlook and lighting your path to a rewarding career.

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

Achieve the career success you deserve at All-State Career���Healthcare Division. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

  • Programs: Expanded Functions Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Diploma

Prepare for a rewarding cosmetology career at Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy.

  • Programs: Nurse Aide
  • Degrees: Certificate
Lincoln Tech

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma
McCann School of Business & Technology
Allentown, Hazleton, Pottsville, Sunbury, Wilkes Barre

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: Office Technology - Medical - Associate in Specialized Business, Medical Assisting - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Degrees: Associate

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.

  • Programs: Health Sciences (BS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Pennsylvania Dental Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Commonwealth Technical Institute Johnstown Associate 248
Harcum College Bryn Mawr Associate 947
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Manor College Jenkintown Associate 982
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

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


Altoona 110 $31350 0.79
Gettysburg 110 $31790 1.47
Harrisburg 570 $34690 0.78
Carlisle 570 $34690 0.78
Bloomsburg 90 $29600 0.91
Berwick 90 $29600 0.91
Johnstown 90 $25830 0.75
Chambersburg 130 $34160 1.01
Waynesboro 130 $34160 1.01
East Stroudsburg 0 $32130 0
Erie 250 $27810 0.83
Pittsburgh 2090 $34280 0.79
Reading 440 $34010 1.09
Lancaster 530 $40750 0.97
Lebanon 90 $30260 0.82
Scranton 630 $32640 1.04
Wilkes 630 $32640 1.04
Barre 630 $32640 1.04
Hazleton 630 $32640 1.04
State College 140 $31300 0.92
Williamsport 90 $30990 0.76
York 350 $31790 0.85
Hanover 350 $31790 0.85
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