Texas Dental Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Dental Assistants in Texas

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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lubbock, Sherman and San Angelo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Laredo, Victoria and McAllen
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Austin, Dallas and Fort Worth

Schools for Dental Assistants in Texas are listed below.

Selected Dental Assistant Schools in Texas

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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

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

  • Programs: Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Diploma
Everest College
Arlington, Fort Worth

Leave that dead-end job behind with training from Everest College.

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

The College of Health Care Professions is a great place for working adults to enhance their current careers, or help themselves find new career pathways to better lives. We also train high school graduates to enter in the exciting high demand Healthcare industry.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant Certificate, Medical Assistant-Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate
Brightwood College
Brownsville, Corpus Christi, McAllen

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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: Dental Assistant , Medical Assistant , Medical Office Specialist
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
Vista College
College Station, El Paso, Lubbock

Get hands-on training with Vista College.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma
Milan Institute

Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.

  • Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assisting, Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Diploma
South Texas Vocational Technical Institute
Brownsville, Corpus Christi, McAllen, Weslaco

Get hands-on training with South Texas Vocational Technical Institute.

  • Programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Administrative Assisting Technology
  • Degrees: Diploma

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: DIP - Medical Assistant, AS - Medical Office Administration, AS - Medical Office Management
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
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More Texas Dental Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Amarillo College Amarillo Associate 10,387
Del Mar College Corpus Christi Associate 11,167
El Paso Community College El Paso Associate 25,023
Grayson County College Denison Associate 3,811
Houston Community College Houston Associate 43,518
Lamar State College-Orange Orange Associate 2,005
Lee College Baytown Associate 5,856
San Antonio College San Antonio Associate 19,819
Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Big Spring Associate 119
Tarrant County College Fort Worth Associate 37,948
Texas State Technical College Harlingen Harlingen Associate 4,957
Texas State Technical College Waco Waco Associate 4,210
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio Doctorate & First Professional 2,868

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

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


Abilene 170 $33790 1.09
Amarillo 310 $35290 1.17
Austin 2340 $39770 1.07
Round Rock 2340 $39770 1.07
Houston 6700 $35400 0.98
The Woodlands 6700 $35400 0.98
Sugar Land 6700 $35400 0.98
Beaumont 300 $32920 0.77
Port Arthur 300 $32920 0.77
Brownsville 310 $36410 0.99
Harlingen 310 $36410 0.99
College Station 160 $30530 0.69
Bryan 160 $30530 0.69
Corpus Christi 320 $30420 0.71
Dallas 7640 $36740 0.99
Fort Worth 7640 $36740 0.99
Arlington 7640 $36740 0.99
El Paso 710 $26230 1.04
San Angelo 100 $29700 0.9
San Antonio 3010 $30560 1.35
New Braunfels 3010 $30560 1.35
Laredo 160 $31580 0.71
Longview 290 $32500 1.24
Lubbock 350 $30470 1.09
McAllen 460 $26750 0.8
Edinburg 460 $26750 0.8
Mission 460 $26750 0.8
Midland 80 $32560 0.35
Killeen 310 $35230 1.01
Temple 310 $35230 1.01
Odessa 200 $30910 1.15
Sherman 120 $30820 1.16
Denison 120 $30820 1.16
Tyler 340 $32420 1.47
Victoria 110 $32080 1.09
Waco 180 $31830 0.7
Wichita Falls 100 $32220 0.73
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