Why Dental Assisting?
Employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 19% from 2016-2026, much faster than the average for all occupations-Bureau for Labor Statistics.
332,000 Dental Assistant jobs were available in 2016-Bureau for Labor Statistics.
Dental Assistant careers provide great job security!
- There are many great job opportunities for Dental Assistants. The occupation is seeing above average job growth and is expected to grow by more than 30 percent through 2020. Additionally, there’s been tremendous growth in group dental offices in recent years. The more dental practices there are, the more need there is for great dental assistants!
- The median annual wage for dental assistants was $36,940 in May 2016. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $25,460, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $52,000.
- While job placement is not a guarantee, job opportunities for trained dental assistants are quite good in today’s marketplace. In fact, the recruitment website Ziprecruiter.com lists job openings for over 2,649 Dental Assistant Jobs in Missouri alone (as of October 2017). The Bureau of Labor Statistics also projects that the demand for Dental Assistant jobs will continue to increase well into the future.
- Most dental employers want an assistant with experience. You need a dental assistant program that will get you the experience you need
That’s where VIP Dental Assistant School of Missouri fits in!
Our eleven-week course provides you both the education and experience you need to get a job as a dental assistant…easy, fast and affordable!
$33,866 per year average salary
(Average dental assistant salary in Missouri)
VIP Dental Assistant School of Missouri goes above and beyond just teaching you the skill you need to be a dental assistant. We are dedicated to helping you achieve success. Once you’ve completed our program, our employment support team will help promote your resume by placing it on our website. We will also help you develop a marketable resume and assist you with getting jobs in your community.