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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Alabama

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dothan, Gadsden and Auburn
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Montgomery, Decatur and Birmingham
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Alabama

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Anniston, Gadsden and Huntsville

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More Alabama Dental Assistant Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Birmingham
Doctorate
19,535
Tanner
Associates
9,900
Hanceville
Associates
5,445
Bay Minette
Associates
4,781
Birmingham
Associates
3,128
Montgomery
Associates
1,661
Birmingham
Associates
506
Mobile
Associates
371
Montgomery
N/A
318
Birmingham
Bachelors
280
Huntsville
N/A
144

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Auburn-Opelika110 $27,770
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville90 $31,100
Mobile220 $30,780
Montgomery320 $33,050
Tuscaloosa180 $32,620
Huntsville290 $32,270
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley230 $34,710
Decatur100 $35,400
Dothan130 $35,830
Birmingham-Hoover900 $34,010
Florence-Muscle Shoals70 $30,620
Gadsden90 $34,060

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