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2021 North Carolina Dental Assistants Salary Guide

Perform limited clinical duties under the direction of a dentist. Clinical duties may include equipment preparation and sterilization, preparing patients for treatment, assisting the dentist during treatment, and providing patients with instructions for oral healthcare procedures. May perform administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.

North Carolina Dental Assistants Salary 2021

Salary

$44.9K

Growth

21%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Dental Assistants Make in North Carolina 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $33,350 $38,110 $44,920 $51,000 $57,190
Hourly Wage $16.03 $18.32 $21.59 $24.52 $27.49

How Much Do Dental Assistants Make in North Carolina 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$33,350
$38,110
$44,920
$51,000
$57,190
Hourly Wage
$16.03
$18.32
$21.59
$24.52
$27.49

What Do Dental Assistants Do?

Perform limited clinical duties under the direction of a dentist. Clinical duties may include equipment preparation and sterilization, preparing patients for treatment, assisting the dentist during treatment, and providing patients with instructions for oral healthcare procedures. May perform administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.

Also known as:

Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Certified Registered Dental Assistant, Dental Assistant (DA), Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA), Expanded Function Dental Assistant, Oral Surgery Assistant, Orthodontic Assistant (Ortho Assistant), Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), Surgical Dental Assistant

  • Assist practitioners to perform medical procedures.
  • Clean medical equipment.
  • Prepare medical instruments or equipment for use.
  • Maintain medical records.
  • Operate medical equipment.
  • Record vital statistics or other health information.
  • Interview patients to gather medical information.
  • Assist practitioners to perform medical procedures.
  • Explain technical medical information to patients.
  • Teach medical procedures or medical equipment use to patients.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Inventory medical supplies or equipment.
  • Fit patients for assistive devices.
  • Make patient-assistive devices or device models.
  • Make patient-assistive devices or device models.
  • Schedule patient procedures or appointments.
  • Process medical billing information.
  • Maintain medical records.
  • Make patient-assistive devices or device models.
  • Make patient-assistive devices or device models.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Clean medical equipment.

Dental Assistants Job Outlook in North Carolina

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
North Carolina 9,550 11,540 21% 1,380
United States 354,600 378,000 7% 39,000

Dental Assistants Job Outlook in North Carolina

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
North Carolina
9,550
11,540
21%
1,380
United States
354,600
378,000
7%
39,000

Dental Assistants Schooling & Experience

  • Postsecondary certificate
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Dental Assistants Schools in North Carolina

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Alamance Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant Graham, NC At least one but less than two years: 27
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant Asheville, NC At least one but less than two years: 27
Cape Fear Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant Wilmington, NC At least one but less than two years: 17
Central Carolina Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant Sanford, NC At least one but less than two years: 18
Central Piedmont Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant Charlotte, NC At least one but less than two years: 23
Coastal Carolina Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant Jacksonville, NC At least one but less than two years: 28
Fayetteville Technical Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant Fayetteville, NC At least one but less than two years: 18
Forsyth Technical Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant Winston-Salem, NC At least one but less than two years: 10
Guilford Technical Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant Jamestown, NC At least one but less than two years: 32
Martin Community College Dental Assisting/Assistant Williamston, NC At least one but less than two years: 10

Dental Assistants Schools in North Carolina

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Graham, NC
At least one but less than two years: 27
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Asheville, NC
At least one but less than two years: 27
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Wilmington, NC
At least one but less than two years: 17
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Sanford, NC
At least one but less than two years: 18
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Charlotte, NC
At least one but less than two years: 23
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Jacksonville, NC
At least one but less than two years: 28
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Fayetteville, NC
At least one but less than two years: 18
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Winston-Salem, NC
At least one but less than two years: 10
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Jamestown, NC
At least one but less than two years: 32
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Williamston, NC
At least one but less than two years: 10

Dental Assistants Jobs in North Carolina.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Account Executive iHeartMedia Charlotte, North Carolina 09/23/2021 Yes
Account Manager Allied Universal Burlington, North Carolina 09/24/2021 Yes
Account Manager Allied Universal Mebane, North Carolina 09/24/2021 Yes
Account Manager Allied Universal Greensboro, North Carolina 09/24/2021 Yes
Account Manager Allied Universal High Point, North Carolina 09/24/2021 Yes
Account Manager Allied Universal Reidsville, North Carolina 09/24/2021 Yes
Account Manager Allied Universal Whitsett, North Carolina 09/24/2021 Yes
Accounting Assistant Atlantic Telephone Membership Corp. Shallotte, North Carolina 09/23/2021 No
Administrative Assistant/Receptionist - Full-time Acadia Healthcare Wilmington, North Carolina 09/23/2021 No
Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Analyst I - Detections USAA Charlotte, North Carolina 09/24/2021 Yes

Dental Assistants Jobs in North Carolina.

Company

Allied Universal Anthem, Inc. Burlington Nordstrom McDonald's EY PNC Massage Envy RedHat USAA Aimbridge Hospitality Black & Veatch BrightSpring Health Services CareerStaff Unlimited General Electric Learning Care Group Raytheon Technologies Wegmans Zachry Construction Corporation verizon Arrow Electronics Avis Budget Group Best Buy CPI Security Guidehouse Performance Food Group Splunk Sunstates Security Sykes ADM Aramsco Caterpillar, Inc. Crowder Constructors Inc D.R. Horton, Inc. Issuer Direct Corporation J.Crew National Vision Physicians East Pilot Company US Foods USIC United Rentals Walden Security AAA Cooper Transportation AVI Foodsystems Aaron's Inc Acadia Healthcare Adams Electric Company Advantage Solutions Affordable Care Arrow Exterminators, Inc. Atlantic Telephone Membership Corp. Bandwidth Barnhill Contracting Company Batteries Plus Bolton & Menk, Inc. Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC Brookdale Senior Living Cabela's Catalent Pharma Solutions Change Healthcare Charah Solutions, Inc Childcare Network City of Asheville Cognosante Crown Equipment Corporation Discovery Senior Living Dycom Eaton Corporation Encompass Home Health Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. First Horizon Fiserv Flexential G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. Gannett Fleming, Inc. Granville Health System Hibu Inc. IH Services Itential Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System Liburdi Menzies Aviation Mitchell International, Inc. Nestle Patterson Companies, Inc. Piedmont Health Services, Inc. Republic Services Rich Square Nursing and Rehabilitation Ryder System SAS Retail Services SODEXO SecurCare Self Storage Senior Lifestyle Southeast Connections Staples Suburban Propane Sunrise Senior Living The Auto Club Group The Hertz Corporation UMB Bank Utilities Service, LLC VectorCSP Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration W. S. Badcock Corp.Offices Waste Management WindStream Communications Wireless Advocates iHeartMedia
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Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
iHeartMedia
Charlotte, North Carolina
09/23/2021
Yes
Allied Universal
Burlington, North Carolina
09/24/2021
Yes
Allied Universal
Mebane, North Carolina
09/24/2021
Yes
Allied Universal
Greensboro, North Carolina
09/24/2021
Yes
Allied Universal
High Point, North Carolina
09/24/2021
Yes
Allied Universal
Reidsville, North Carolina
09/24/2021
Yes
Allied Universal
Whitsett, North Carolina
09/24/2021
Yes
Atlantic Telephone Membership Corp.
Shallotte, North Carolina
09/23/2021
No
Acadia Healthcare
Wilmington, North Carolina
09/23/2021
No
USAA
Charlotte, North Carolina
09/24/2021
Yes

Dental Assistants Salary Guide 2021

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