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Fast Facts for Dental Assistants in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charlottesville, Danville and Harrisonburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Roanoke, Blacksburg and Richmond
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Charlottesville

Salaries for Dental Assistants in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Roanoke, Blacksburg and Richmond

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  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Assisting

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Richmond
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Programs
  • Dental Assistant Diploma
  • Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting-Clinical Concentration
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Listed as a 2015 Best for Vets school in the Career & Technical College category by Military Times.
  • 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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Programs
  • Dental Assisting - Associate's
  • Medical Assisting - Associate's

Experience the Rewards of Caring, With ECPI’s Medical Careers Institute, you can Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in 2.5 Years or Your Associate’s Even Sooner through Our Year-Round Schedule!

 

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Henrico
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Programs
  • Dental Assisting
  • Clinical Medical Assisting
  • Electronic Health Records

The Metropolitan Institute of Health and Technology (MIHT) is dedicated to educating men and women to serve with confidence in the health and technology industry. MIHT provides career training for students to move forward in their chosen field of study, changing their lives for the better. MIHT strives to provide quality education with affordable tuition. Our staff works to determine the best financial options for students on an individualized level.

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Lorton
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Programs
  • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
  • Teaches academic excellence, career preparation, & civic engagement for success
  • More than 40 undergraduate majors and 50 minors, including top-ranked programs
  • In a recent survey, 90% of seniors rated overall experience as excellent or good
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education w/110 acre campus near Philadelphia
  • Military Friendly School in the top 20 % helping military families, Victory Media
Programs
  • Nursing (BS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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Virginia Beach
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  • Master of Public Health
  • Earn your Master of Public Health Online from GW in 12 months.
  • GRE waivers available for qualified applicants.
  • Advance your career in a range of industries, including epidemiology, public health and biostatistics.
Programs
  • RN to MS - Nursing Informatics
  • M.S. with Major in Nursing - Nursing Informatics
  • DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • As a CCNE-accredited school of nursing, Wilkes University is fully committed to preparing our students for a career of lifelong learning and success in a constantly evolving, dynamic profession.
  • We offer online programs for nurses at any stage in their career. From our R.N. to M.S.N., to our Ph.D. in Nursing, choose the program that is right for you.
  • Learn from doctorally-prepared, highly qualified instructors. Our faculty are true "scholar-practitioners," and bring real-world experience to every subject.
  • Receive a supportive, student-focused online education. Our programs are designed so that you can complete coursework when and where it's convenient for you.
  • We offer accelerated completion options for qualified students in our R.N. to M.S.N. and M.S.N. programs – earn your master’s degree fully online and finish faster.
  • Our net tuition cost for nursing programs is among the most competitive for regionally accredited universities.
Programs
  • Health Care Administration Bachelor's degree
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration
  • Health Care Administration Certificate
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Offers credit transfer through PATHe Program, awarding credit for prior knowledge, such as previous college credits, work experience, and military experience.
  • Online degree programs are 100% online and offered through 7 weekly sessions.
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC).
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  • M.B.A.: Health Systems Management
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More Virginia Dental Assistant Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Norfolk
Associate
283
Richmond
Associate
12,557
Wytheville
Associate
3,072

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Dental Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. 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
Charlottesville 190 $40,390
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford 80 $40,770
Harrisonburg 130 $41,270
Lynchburg 230 $40,550
Richmond 1080 $41,510
Roanoke 300 $37,440
Staunton-Waynesboro 140 $36,900

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