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Dental Assistant Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 314,330 Dental Assistants in the United States. The Dental Assistant job market is expected to grow by 24.5% between 2012 and 2022. The majority of job opportunities exist in California, Texas, and New York, and as a percentage of the population Utah and Washington have the most Dental Assistants representing 3.836 in 1000 and 3.378 in 1000 of the total job market respectively.

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    A certificate or associates degree is required to be a Dental Assistant. A biology degree is preferred.

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Dental Assistant Jobs

Location
Title Company Location Info
Certified Dental Assistant - Experienced Dr Thomas Warguska Merrimack, NH, USA Job Details
Licensed Chairside Dental Assistant EVERSMILES PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY Duluth, MN, USA Job Details
Exp. Dental Assistant ABC Staffing Solutions Great Neck, NY, USA Job Details
Dental Assistant Noffert Dental Imlay City, MI, USA Job Details
Registered Dental Assistant Oak Valley Hospital District Oakdale, CA, USA Job Details
Efda Dental Assistant Instructor Career Training Academy Lower Burrell, PA, USA Job Details
Dental Assistant - Earn Up To $17.80/Hour In Fares As An Uberx Driving Partner Uber Evanston, IL, USA Job Details
Dental Assistant The HealthCare Connection Cincinnati, OH, USA Job Details
Dental Assistant (Part-Time, 8 Hours Per Week) - Spokane, Wa NaphCare, Inc. Spokane, WA, USA Job Details
Dental Assistant Dental Arts of Frederick Frederick, MD, USA Job Details
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Demand for Dental Assistants

The Dental Assistant industry is concentrated in California, Texas and New York.

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How to Become a Dental Assistant

Interested in becoming a dental assistant? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good dental assistant? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    A certificate or associates degree is required to be a Dental Assistant. A biology degree is preferred.

  3. Get Hired

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    View all jobs →

    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.