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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Punta Gorda, Sebastian and Fort Walton Beach
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tallahassee, Port St. Lucie and Orlando
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Naples, Cape Coral and West Palm Beach

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  • Dental Assistant Program
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Grand Prairie
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  • Dental Assistant (10-Month diploma program)
  • Medical Assistant Technician (10-Month diploma program)
  • Has specialized in career training since 1982.
  • Offers beginning to advanced training in computer repair, medical assisting, cosmetology, nursing, and more.
  • Continually maintains programs according to industry needs by working closely with industry experts and employers.
  • Provides well-equipped training facilities to give students the advantage of hands-on training.
  • Its instructors attend seminars and workshops to keep current with new technology and topics.
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Hollywood
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  • Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions
  • Medical Assistant
  • Training students for careers in the allied health field since 1994.
  • Recognized on the 2015 Military Friendly Schools List for accommodating military service members, veterans, and their spouses as students.
  • Has a MyUMA mobile app that provides classroom content, learning resources, grades, news, and more.
  • Offers no-charge SOAR Student Assistance for any problems concerning behavioral health, well-being, and/or academic performance.
  • Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
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Clearwater
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  • Diploma - Medical Assistant
  • Associate of Applied Science - Medical Assistant

Altierus is a non-profit, higher educational school system with 21 campuses in 11 states, operated as Altierus Career College or Career Education. And being a student here is different. Because we don't see you as just a student. We see you as an individual within our community with your own reasons for being here.

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  • Diploma - Medical Assistant

Southern Technical College provides education and training in a variety of medical and technical areas that enable graduates to obtain entry-level employment. As a student at Southern Technical College, you will have the opportunity learn in several different ways.

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Port Charlotte
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  • Medical Assistant Associate's Degree
  • Medical Assistant Diploma

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

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Fort Pierce
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  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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West Palm Beach
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  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
  • Medical Assisting/Asistencia MÃdica
  • Diploma in Medical Assisting - Bilingual

As a student at Southeastern College, you will gain the training, skills, and knowledge you need to prepare for a rewarding career.

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Hialeah
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      • More than 200 majors with a beautiful campus location in Indiana
      • Top 5 public university in the U.S according to the Wall Street Journal
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      More Florida Dental Assistant Schools

      2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

      School Name
      Campus
      Highest Award
      Enrolled
      Fern Park
      Associate
      381
      Deland
      Bachelor
      105
      Cocoa
      Associate
      14,496
      Fort Lauderdale
      Associate
      31,730
      Ocala
      Associate
      6,210
      Daytona Beach
      Bachelor
      13,675
      Fort Myers
      Bachelor
      11,369
      Jacksonville
      Bachelor
      24,939
      Hialeah
      Bachelor
      2,158
      Panama City
      Associate
      5,758
      Tampa
      Associate
      22,621
      Fort Pierce
      Bachelor
      14,932
      Niceville
      Bachelor
      7,043
      Lake Worth
      Associate
      22,881
      New Port Richey
      Associate
      8,065
      Pensacola
      Associate
      10,728
      Gainesville
      Associate
      14,824
      Avon Park
      Associate
      2,787
      Tallahassee
      Associate
      13,776

      Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

      The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

      Metro Area
      Jobs
      Annual Median Salary
      Jacksonville1260$36,330
      Cape Coral-Fort Myers620$37,050
      Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin180$36,350
      Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach490$35,670
      Gainesville270$37,580
      Homosassa Springs80$36,340
      Lakeland-Winter Haven280$36,820
      Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach5850$37,630
      Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island210$40,450
      North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton890$41,090
      Ocala180$33,730
      Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford2240$36,970
      Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville620$36,670
      Panama City180$32,760
      Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent390$37,960
      Port St. Lucie370$39,510
      Punta Gorda130$37,850
      Sebastian-Vero BeachN/A$37,650
      Sebring70$32,940
      Tallahassee300$38,990
      Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater2820$37,870
      The Villages100$35,750

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