Are you ready for a job with great pay and you can be employed anywhere in the United States? If so, then why not start a dental assisting career? There is a high demand for dental assistants right now and it is growing every day.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics there is a shortage of qualified dental assistants. You can make a difference in people’s health and lives. Most people aren’t familiar with this career choice but according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dental Assisting is the third fastest growing occupation for which a college degree isn’t required. And the employment outlook for a Dental Assisting Career is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2030.
So what exactly is a Dental Assistant? A Dental Assistant works in a Dental Office providing patient care. They also handle various office and laboratory duties.
As a Dental Assistant you can earn $15 to $30 per hour or more! Depending on where you work, you can get a good benefits package. Your benefits package may include: paid vacation, sick leave, medical and hospitalization, reimbursement for continuing-education course fees, pension plans (401k) or bonus plans and dental coverage.
And did you realize that as a Dental Assistant you’d have job security? That’s because the demand for Dental Assistants is greater than the supply. Plus, you can seek employment anywhere in the United States so you’re not limited to a certain geographical area!
Dr Kellye N. Rice