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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Jacksonville, Fayetteville and Rocky Mount
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greensboro, Charlotte and Raleigh
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Durham

Salaries for Dental Assistants in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Raleigh, Durham and Goldsboro

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  • Dental Assistant Diploma
  • Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting-Clinical Concentration
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  • Offers programs in health science, business, legal studies, technology, and skilled trades such as HVAC and building maintenance &    repair.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 3 campuses located in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.
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Norfolk
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  • Dental Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Each campus features a public spa and/or salon where students can gain real-world experience.
  • 17 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent colleges and Schools (ACICS), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Originally founded in 1916 in Wilmington, North Carolina by Judge Leon Motte.
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Raleigh
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Programs
  • Dental Assisting - Associate's
  • Medical Assisting - Diploma
  • Medical Assisting - Associate's

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Virginia Beach
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  • Medical Assisting
  • Features a public clinic, where massage students can gain real-world experience.
  • Provides career development advising and job placement assistance at its Student Services department.
  • Has 2 main campuses in North and South Carolina
  • Offers programs in clinical massage therapy, medical assisting, pharmacy technology, and more.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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Charlotte
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  • Graduate Certificate in Data Science in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Ranked in the top 25 Best Regional Universities in the Midwest for 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Ranked in the Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Recognized by Colleges of Distinction on the 2014 Illinois and Catholic schools lists.
  • Offers more than 80 undergraduate programs and majors, and 25 graduate programs.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
  • Its main campus is in Romeoville, Illinois, with regional campuses in Chicago, Oak Brook, Tinley Park, Hickory Hills, and Shorewood.
Programs
  • Medical Clinical Assistant - Diploma
  • Medical Assisting - Associate of Applied Science
  • Medical Office Assistant - Diploma
  • Committed to excellence in education since 1916 with a rich history of helping students find successful careers.
  • Offers more than 50 programs including criminal justice, technology, business, and more.
  • Its fully-accredited campuses offer day, evening, and online classes.
  • Provides tutoring at no additional charge to assist during stressful times.
  • Revises curriculum continually to keep pace with improvements in technology and the increasing needs of business and industry.
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Conway
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  • Medical Assisting
  • Health Information Management

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  • CERT Medical Assisting
  • AAS Medical Assisting

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Asheville
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  • Master of Science in Health Informatics

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More North Carolina Dental Assistant Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Graham
Associate
3,925
Asheville
Associate
6,408
Wilmington
Associate
7,570
Sanford
Associate
4,603
Charlotte
Associate
18,052
Jacksonville
Associate
4,349
Durham
Associate
5,170
Fayetteville
Associate
9,063
Winston Salem
Associate
7,276
Jamestown
Associate
10,571
Williamston
Associate
755
Troy
Associate
954
Salisbury
Associate
5,158
Chapel Hill
Doctorate & First Professional
28,136
Raleigh
Associate
12,238
Goldsboro
Associate
2,988
Morganton
Associate
2,448
Wilkesboro
Associate
2,476

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. 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
Asheville 490 $39,290
Jacksonville 130 $36,930
Burlington 90 $38,040
Durham-Chapel Hill 710 $42,600
Fayetteville 410 $36,130
Goldsboro 90 $37,910
Greensboro-High Point 620 $38,490
Greenville 200 $38,870
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton 330 $34,290
New Bern 140 $44,190
Raleigh 1500 $44,070
Rocky Mount 110 $39,250
Wilmington 310 $45,930
Winston-Salem 560 $40,070

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