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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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More North Carolina 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
Total Enrollment
Raleigh
Associates
22,494
Charlotte
Associates
19,100
Fayetteville
Associates
11,660
Jamestown
Associates
10,072
Wilmington
Associates
8,317
Winston-Salem
Associates
7,756
Asheville
Associates
7,262
Salisbury
Associates
5,819
Durham
Associates
5,415
Sanford
Associates
5,188
Graham
Associates
4,184
Jacksonville
Associates
4,030
Goldsboro
Associates
3,426
Wilkesboro
Associates
2,665
Morganton
Associates
1,834
Troy
Associates
925
Williamston
Associates
837
Grantsboro
Associates
462

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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 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
Asheville510 $38,890
Jacksonville120 $38,240
Burlington90 $37,140
Durham-Chapel Hill720 $41,440
Fayetteville450 $38,120
Goldsboro90 $38,180
Greensboro-High Point670 $38,750
Greenville160 $37,980
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton300 $35,080
New Bern140 $44,690
Raleigh1430 $44,410
Rocky Mount100 $38,130
Wilmington310 $42,310
Winston-Salem500 $41,350

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