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Promising Career Outlook for Dental Assistants in Wisconsin
Dental Assistant Job Statistics
Dental assistants are in high demand! According to the 2008-2018 Wisconsin Employment Projection Report released by the Office of Economic Advisors in August 2010, Dental Assisting is among the list of the 30 occupations most “in-demand” in Wisconsin. This report shows a 2.1% annual growth in dental assistant job demand, with approximately 240 Dental Assistant job openings a year. This is a hugely growing career path! Weekend Dental Assistant School helps give you the upper hand for landing dental assistant jobs with quality dental assisting training in Appleton, Wisconsin.
The United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics offers more information on dental assistant job outlook, including salary information, number of jobs in the U.S., and projections of future jobs. The number of dental assistant jobs is expected to increase 7% between 2019 and 2029. Below are job outlook projections for the midwest.
|Dental Assistant Facts by State||Median Salary, 2020||Job Outlook|
|Illinois||$40,780 per year||Projected to grow +5% by 2028|
|Indiana||$42,600 per year||Projected to grow +11% by 2028|
|Iowa||$44,680 per year||Projected to grow +15% by 2028|
|Michigan||$40,470 per year||Projected to decline -2% by 2028|
|Minnesota||$53,670 per year||Projected to grow +12% by 2028|
|Missouri||$38,610 per year||Projected to grow +11% by 2028|
|Ohio||$43,090 per year||Projected to grow +3% by 2028|
|Wisconsin||$40,740 per year||Projected to grow +7% by 2028|
Become a Dental Assistant in Wisconsin
Dental Assistants with Hands-On Training are Highly Valuable in Dentistry
Dentists are always searching for qualified new team members able to help them provide the highest quality dental care. Weekend Dental Assistant School Appleton is constantly receiving positive feedback from dentists and dental specialists who have hired our well-educated graduates! Dentists appreciate being able to hire individuals with classroom education and important hands-on clinical training.
Being trained as a dental assistant by WDAS gives potential hirers confidence in your ability to perform dental assistant tasks well. It shows them you would be a good investment for their practice and a hard worker! When our Appleton dental assisting program graduates go out into the job field, they have a solid understanding of dental assisting, equipment, and the general process of working in a dental office. Former WDAS students usually get dental assistant jobs in Green Bay, Appleton, Oshkosh, or elsewhere in Wisconsin within a few months of completing the course.
Job Outlook for Dentists and Hygienists
Many of our students become dental assistants with the goal of becoming dentists, dental hygienists, or other dental professionals in the future. Between 2014 and 2024, dentistry careers (including dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, orthodontists, and prosthodontists) are projected to grow 18%, which is faster than the average for all occupations. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics provides more information on the job outlook for a dentist. The job outlook for dental hygienists is projected to be even faster—19% between 2014 and 2024.
Dental Assisting Wisconsin Needs
Wisconsin dental assisting school gives you an edge in the hiring process. When you receive dental assistant certificate from WDAS you invest in yourself and your long-term career goals, as well as give yourself the option for many different facets of working in a dental office. If you enjoy interacting with people, dental assisting is a great career option. And with our great program, you can become a dental assistant in just 10 Saturdays! Enjoy classes with teacher-student interaction, surrounded by other aspiring dental assistant professionals. Start the path to a great career today!