Dental Assistant Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 332,000 Dental Assistants in the United States. The Dental Assistant job market is expected to grow by 19.5% between 2016 and 2026.

Dental Assistant Employability Rating

A- Sokanu rates Dental Assistants with an A- employability rating, meaning this career should provide great employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 70,300 Dental Assistants. That number is based on 64,600 additional Dental Assistants, and the retirement of 5,700 existing Dental Assistants.

Supply of Dental Assistants

The Dental Assistant industry is not particularly concentrated in any state.

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