Binghamton, NY (population: 44,197) has one dental assistant school within its city limits. Broome Community College has a total student population of 6,877. It is the 4868th highest ranked school in the USA and the 327th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Dental Assistant students from Binghamton schools who go on to become dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 294,020 people working as dental assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,000. Also, Dental hygienists make on average $67,860 per year and there are about 173,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Binghamton area alone, there are 220 employed dental hygienists earning an average salary of $51,240. Dental assistants in this area earn $34,280/yr and there are 180 employed.
Binghamton lies in Broome county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Binghamton area has 110,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4.3% unemployment rate, $19.08/hr average worker wage, and a $39,680 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.655 out of every 1000 jobs in Binghamton are held by dental assistants, and 2.030/1000 are held by dental hygienists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Broome Community College ends up costing a student $5,037/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Binghamton|
|Wilkes Barre||PA||-||4||40.1855||76||59.1 miles|
|Painted Post||NY||-||1||33.1704||2||60.9 miles|
|East Stroudsburg||PA||-||1||60.9016||70||85.0 miles|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||96.9 miles|