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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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  • Offers programs that focus on the two most in-demand application areas for sonography: abdominal and obstetric and gynecological applications, or a cardiac focus. Both provide exposure to vascular ultrasound, the third most common use of the technology.
  • Students can combine their bachelor’s degree in any field with their Diagnostic Medical Sonography program to earn a bachelor’s degree in Sonography.
  • Provides focused lab classes to give students hands-on experience as well as  clinical training held in a real-life setting.
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  • Located in Kissimmee, FL
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Orlando
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  • 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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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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Tampa
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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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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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Jacksonville
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  • Career Training Online: Ultimate Medical Academy is committed to helping you succeed in a healthcare career. That’s why we offer assistance from the very beginning, throughout training, and even after you graduate.
  • Get personalized attention with UMA: One-on-one tutoring, pre-interview coaching, job search assistance, alumni services—they’re all included in Ultimate Medical Academy’s competitively priced tuition.
  • Engaging Online Learning: You’ll get individual feedback from your instructors, watch educational videos, participate in discussion boards and have access to live study group sessions.
  • Career Services: UMA has a relationship with more than 100,000 employer locations across the country and we use that network to search for job opportunities and schedule interviews for our graduates.
  • Let’s Talk: As a nationally accredited school, we provide quality career training online and at our Clearwater, Florida campus. Let’s talk about your needs, your career goals and how UMA can help you succeed.

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Purdue University, one of the nation's most respected universities, will acquire Kaplan University and create a new, nonprofit, public institution within the Purdue system. Pending regulatory approvals, this exciting transition is expected to take place later this year. This change will be seamless—during the transition, you will still be able to enroll at Kaplan University, earn a high-quality education, and meet your educational and career goals.

  • Offers courses at six campuses located in Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina.
  • Specialize in fields such as Dental Assisting, Administrative Assisting, Massage Therapy, Cosmetology, Personal Training, and more
  • Assigns each student experienced career services personnel
  • Offers veteran benefits for those who qualify
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Orlando
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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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More Florida Dental Assistant Schools

2016 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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 1260 $36,330
Cape Coral-Fort Myers 620 $37,050
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin 180 $36,350
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach 490 $35,670
Gainesville 270 $37,580
Homosassa Springs 80 $36,340
Lakeland-Winter Haven 280 $36,820
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach 5850 $37,630
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island 210 $40,450
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton 890 $41,090
Ocala 180 $33,730
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford 2240 $36,970
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville 620 $36,670
Panama City 180 $32,760
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent 390 $37,960
Port St. Lucie 370 $39,510
Punta Gorda 130 $37,850
Sebastian-Vero Beach N/A $37,650
Sebring 70 $32,940
Tallahassee 300 $38,990
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater 2820 $37,870
The Villages 100 $35,750

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