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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Saginaw, Muskegon and Ann Arbor
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lansing, Jackson and Niles
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Warren, Detroit and Grand Rapids

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Holland, Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo

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  • Medical Assisting, AAS
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Institutional scholarship opportunities are available to students who qualify.
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Offers day, evening, and weekend scheduling options, as well as online programs available 24/7.
  • Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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Midland
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  • Master of Science in Health Informatics

George Mason University is Virginia's largest public research university. Located near Washington, D.C., Mason enrolls more than 33,000 students from 130 countries and all 50 states. Mason has grown rapidly over the past half-century and is recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, remarkable diversity, and commitment to accessibility.  George Mason University is an innovative and inclusive academic community committed to creating a more just, free, and prosperous world. 

 

Programs
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Dorsey Schools has been a trusted career training school in Michigan for over 80 years!
  • We offer training programs designed to prepare our students for careers in fields such as healthcare, beauty, culinary, and skilled trades.
  • Many of the programs we offer can be completed in a year or less, allowing students to complete their training in a relatively short period of time.
  • We have convenient campus locations that are prepared to assist the people of Michigan develop skills needed for exciting new career opportunities.
  • We provide our students with a program-specific curriculum which is dedicated to assist them in learning the skills needed for that specific career. Learning at Dorsey Schools often takes place in both lecture and lab settings, allowing students the ability to practice the skills they are learning. Many of our programs also include an externship prior to graduation, which is designed to model the work environment students may experience upon graduation.
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Pontiac
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  • Medical Assistant
  • Providing ambitious students with the opportunity for an exciting new education and career since 1995.
  • Programs start every six months and range from 3-week programs to 14-month long associate degree programs.
  • Class sizes are usually no more than 25 students.
  • Has campuses located in Lansing, Jackson and Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  • Open late to accommodate the schedule of working adults, its career services provide access to computers, internet service, placement coordinators and job support.
  • Licensed as a private college by the State of Michigan and accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.
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Mount Pleasant
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  • Interested in Helping Others? Get Educated in the Medical Field.
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  • American University's online MSHCM builds a unique skillset that is highly sought in health systems management organizations within the public, private and nonprofit sectors.
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  • Ranked 25th among the Best National Universities in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • One of the world’s leading private research universities.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 9:1, and 56.8% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Has an average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, of 96.8 percent.
  • Dedicated to a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education since 1880.
  • Its faculty includes National Academy members, Nobel Laureates, MacArthur Fellows, and more.
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  • Presents stimulating, thoughtful programs for students in every academic field
  • SACS accredited w/many accreditations per program & 14:1 teacher-student ratio
  • 7 colleges with dozens of majors & programs to choose from for undergrads & grads
  • Beautiful 248 acre campus with ¾ mile waterfront located in Jacksonville, FL
  • Named an “America’s Best College” in the south for 10+ years, US News & World Report
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  • Benedictine University offers a liberal arts and professional education guided by Roman Catholic tradition.
  • We prepare our students for a lifetime of leadership and responsible citizenry.

More Michigan Dental Assistant Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Escanaba
Associate
2,203
University Center
Associate
10,406
Grand Rapids
Associate
15,212
Benton Harbor
Associate
3,740
Flint
Associate
10,455
Traverse City
Associate
4,499
Adrian
Masters
2,161
Ann Arbor
Associate
12,068
Detroit
Associate
20,504

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Michigan. 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
Battle Creek 120 $37,000
Ann Arbor 470 $36,470
Bay City 70 $38,890
Jackson 120 $36,770
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn 4480 $34,440
Flint 530 $33,630
Grand Rapids-Wyoming 970 $41,780
Saginaw 260 $31,250
Lansing-East Lansing 390 $37,630
Kalamazoo-Portage 240 $36,600
Midland 100 $39,150
Monroe 90 $35,380
Muskegon 140 $35,860
Niles-Benton Harbor 90 $35,220

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