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Campus(s): MCC-Penn Valley, Health Science Institute
Program Coordinator: Hema Udupa, 816.604.4237
Application deadline: Feb 15th

Job Preparation: Student Employment Services
Job Bank: Career Central

Base salary and job outlook

  • Median wages (national): $15.57 hourly, $32,380 annual
  • Median wages (Missouri): $15.13 hourly, 31,500 annual
  • Projected job growth (national - 2013-2016): Much faster than average (21% or higher)
  • Projected employee need (national - 2013-2016): 130,000 additional employees

Possible job titles

  • Dental Assistant
  • Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)
  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA)
  • Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA)
  • Oral Surgery Assistant

Additional career information