Career Outlook for Dental Assistants

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Also known as:
Certified Dental Assistant, Dental Aide, Dental Assistant, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Orthodontic Assistant, Orthodontist Assistant, Registered Dental Assistant, Surgical Dental Assistant

The overall job outlook for Dental Assistant careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 17.87 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.12 percent per year. Demand for Dental Assistants is expected to go up, with an expected 65,850 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 2.34 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Dental Assistants in the following states

California 47,140
Texas 29,950
Florida 20,690
New York 14,420
Illinois 11,390
Ohio 9,780
Pennsylvania 9,580
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Dental Assistants

Virgin Islands
70
Guam
180
Vermont
290
District of Columbia
480
Wyoming
550
Delaware
670
Rhode Island
730