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Schools Offering Dental Assisting Programs in New York


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of New York receive dental assisting certificates every year. That means an estimated 315 dental assistants graduate from New York's 9 dental assistant schools each year.

Top Schools

New York University, which is located in New York, is the top-ranked school in New York that has a dental assistant program. It received a ranking of 9th in the country in 2010. In 2010, New York University graduated no students from its dental assistant program. Tuition at New York University was $40,082 per year.

Mandl The College of Allied Health, which is located in New York, is the second-ranked school in New York that has a dental assistant program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 23 students graduated from Mandl The College of Allied Health dental assistant program.

The third-ranked school in New York with a dental assistant program is New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants, which is located in Long Island City. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. In 2010, 148 students graduated from New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants dental assistant program. Students at New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of New York's dental assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,717 per year, though tuition can range from $40,082 per year to $3,529 per year. In 2010, the following New York dental assistant schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. New York University - located in New York, students are charged $40,082 per year
  2. Hudson Valley Community College - located in Troy, students are charged $4,150 per year
  3. Erie Community College - located in Buffalo, students are charged $3,690 per year

The following New York dental assistant schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Monroe Community College - located in Rochester, students are charged $3,529 per year
  2. Erie Community College - located in Buffalo, students are charged $3,690 per year
  3. Hudson Valley Community College - located in Troy, students are charged $4,150 per year

A dental assistant certificate from a New York school... what next?

Most people who graduate from dental assistant school in New York go on to work as a dental assistant. 16,730 dental assistants were working in New York in 2010. The largest populations of New York dental assistants are working in the following counties:

  1. Bergen County - 9,360 dental assistants
  2. Nassau County - 3,510 dental assistants
  3. Erie County - 1,170 dental assistants

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of dental assistants is expected to grow by 23% by 2018. There are projected to be 19,920 dental assistants working in the New York then.

Salary

On average, dental assistants earn $34,430 per year. In 2010, however, some New York dental assistants earned as little as less than $18,180 per year or as much as more than $48,160 per year. The following counties in New York have the highest average salaries for dental assistants:

  1. Bergen County - $36,380 per year
  2. Chemung County - $35,890 per year
  3. Dutchess County - $35,820 per year

On average, dental assistants earns the least in the following New York counties:

  1. Cayuga County - $27,880 per year
  2. Clinton County - $29,580 per year
  3. Erie County - $29,680 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional New York statistics regarding a career in dental assisting. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as dental assisting or dental hygiene.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Certificate in Dental Assisting in New York

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,391 miles from location New York University New York NY 91.1481 35% 43,404
5,602 miles from location Monroe Community College Rochester NY 18.3157 n/a 18,976
5,663 miles from location Erie Community College Buffalo NY 13.4977 n/a 14,823
5,400 miles from location Hudson Valley Community College Troy NY 15.5068 n/a 13,320
5,531 miles from location Onondaga Cortland Madison BOCES Liverpool NY 28.051 n/a 912
5,391 miles from location Mandl The College of Allied Health New York NY 29.723 n/a 617
5,388 miles from location New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants Long Island City NY 29.4376 n/a 427
5,391 miles from location Micropower Career Institute New York NY 6.31806 n/a 180
5,609 miles from location Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Center for Workforce Development Rochester NY 28.2157 n/a 175
 

Curious what studying Dental Assistant gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in New York

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Dental Assistants + 16,730 $34,430 -1.6%
2
Dental Laboratory Technicians + 2,390 $39,260 -13.7%
 

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