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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Monroe, New Orleans and Lafayette
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lake Charles, Baton Rouge and Shreveport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Orleans, Shreveport and Monroe

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Beaumont
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  • Dental Assistant - Diploma
  • Clinical Medical Assisting - Diploma

Blue Cliff College was founded in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1987 with the goal of becoming one of the most respected and innovative Massage Therapy training centers in the nation. In June of 1989, the College in Louisiana received its Proprietary School License from the state. In 1998, the Continuing Education College was proud to receive accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education.

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Metairie
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  • Medical Assisting

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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Baton Rouge
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  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
  • Dallas campus named 2013 School of the Year by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP).
  • Tuition covers course-required materials for campus students, including books, lab equipment, and class supplies.
  • Offers flat tuition rate to continuously enrolled students who are on track toward program completion.
  • Campus accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 18 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
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Shreveport
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  • Medical Assisting
  • Health Information Management

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Mason is committed to creating a more just, free and prosperous world. Located in one of the most important political, economic and intellectual hubs in the world, we accept our responsibility to serve others: to help our students succeed, enrich the life of our community, and contribute to solving some of the most complex global problems of our time.

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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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Bossier City
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  • Medical Assisting - Associate in Occupational Studies
  • Medical Office Assistant - Diploma
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1897 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
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Monroe
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  • Benedictine University offers a liberal arts and professional education guided by Roman Catholic tradition.
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More Louisiana Dental Assistant Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Baton Rouge
Associate
137
New Orleans
Doctorate & First Professional
2,234

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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
Baton Rouge 670 $33,660
Alexandria 140 $31,250
Hammond 80 $32,390
Houma-Thibodaux 160 $28,650
Lafayette 310 $29,880
Lake Charles 300 $27,320
New Orleans-Metairie 1230 $29,020
Shreveport-Bossier City 310 $32,020

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