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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Arizona

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Prescott, Flagstaff and Kingman
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Yuma, Tucson and Phoenix
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Phoenix, Tucson and Prescott

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Arizona

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Prescott, Tucson and Phoenix

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More Arizona 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
Tucson
Associates
24,956
Tempe
Associates
18,636
Phoenix
Associates
11,508
Kingman
Associates
4,230
Tucson
Bachelors
2,109
Phoenix
Masters
1,218
Mesa
Associates
1,037
Phoenix
Associates
653
Mesa
Associates
599
Glendale
Associates
494
Mesa
Bachelors
438
Tempe
Associates
432
Phoenix
Associates
431
Tucson
N/A
308
Phoenix
Associates
260

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Arizona. 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
Lake Havasu City-Kingman260 $36,580
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale4910 $40,840
Prescott210 $36,660
Sierra Vista-Douglas110 $37,700
Tucson920 $37,330
Yuma140 $35,030
Flagstaff130 $33,680

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