Cincinnati, OH (population: 332,807) has three dental assistant schools within its city limits. Ross Institute of Medical and Dental Technology, the highest ranked school in the city with a dental assistant program, has a total student population of 79. It is the 1853rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 102nd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Dental Assistant students from Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area alone, there are 1,360 employed dental hygienists earning an average salary of $64,390. Dental assistants in this area earn $32,440/yr and there are 2,060 employed.
Cincinnati lies in Hamilton county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area has 994,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.35/hr average worker wage, and a $42,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.066 out of every 1000 jobs in Cincinnati are held by dental assistants, and 1.372/1000 are held by dental hygienists.
Of the 3 dental assistant schools in Cincinnati, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ross Institute of Medical and Dental Technology comes out as the most expensive ($14,504/yr) for dental assistant students, with Miami-Jacobs Career College as the lowest, reported at only $9,906/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cincinnati|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||8.8 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||33.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||56.8 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||79.7 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||88.8 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||92.3 miles|