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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Massachusetts

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lawrence, Brockton and Barnstable
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Taunton, Framingham and Boston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Boston, Springfield and Worcester

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Massachusetts

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Framingham, Lowell and Taunton

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More Massachusetts 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
Boston
Doctorate
32,695
Bedford
Associates
8,617
Worcester
Associates
7,696
Brockton
Associates
7,471
Haverhill
Associates
5,976
Springfield
Associates
5,622
Gardner
Associates
3,961
Somerville
N/A
309
Brockton
N/A
289
Lowell
N/A
238
South Easton
N/A
130
North Adams
N/A
49

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Massachusetts. 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
Barnstable Town300 $46,910
Leominster-Gardner140 $45,050
New Bedford160 $38,140
Pittsfield100 $39,370

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