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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Colorado

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Fort Collins
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Denver, Greeley and Boulder
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Denver, Colorado Springs and Boulder

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Colorado

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins

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More Colorado 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
Westminster
Associates
18,966
Colorado Springs
Associates
13,154
Pueblo
Bachelors
5,562
Denver
N/A
4,693
Aurora
N/A
1,204
Grand Junction
Associates
942
Denver
Associates
747
Aurora
Associates
521
Fort Collins
Associates
450
Colorado Springs
Associates
421
Colorado Springs
Associates
269
Aurora
Associates
244
Thornton
Associates
142
Colorado Springs
Associates
123
Denver
N/A
0

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Colorado. 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
Pueblo160 $33,380
Boulder420 $42,840
Colorado Springs1270 $35,250
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood3700 $40,040
Fort Collins490 $39,460
Grand Junction220 $36,090
Greeley270 $37,610

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