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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in South Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Anderson, Sumter and Myrtle Beach
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Spartanburg, Greenville and Columbia
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Columbia, Charleston and Greenville

Salaries for Dental Assistants in South Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Myrtle Beach, Anderson and Sumter

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More South 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
Charleston
Associates
13,271
Greenville
Associates
11,745
West Columbia
Associates
10,625
Conway
Associates
7,079
Pendleton
Associates
6,069
Florence
Associates
5,439
Spartanburg
Associates
4,635
Rock Hill
Associates
4,538
Graniteville
Associates
2,399
Columbia
Associates
348

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for South 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
Charleston-North Charleston660 $41,060
Columbia710 $37,680
Florence180 $38,540
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin890 $37,560
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort290 $38,630
Spartanburg460 $36,530
Sumter120 $32,430

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