Price, UT has eight dental assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. AmeriTech College, the highest ranked school in this group with a dental assistant program, has a total student population of 323. It is the 795th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Utah (#1 is University of Utah).
Dental Assistant students from Price 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 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area alone, there are ** employed dental hygienists earning an average salary of $51,270. Dental assistants in this area earn $24,610/yr and there are 190 employed.
Price lies in Carbon county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area has 51,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.2% unemployment rate, $17.94/hr average worker wage, and a $37,310 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.619 out of every 1000 jobs in Price are held by dental assistants, and **/1000 are held by dental hygienists.
Of the 8 dental assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Price, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, AmeriTech College comes out as the most expensive ($26,706/yr) for dental assistant students, with Mountainland Applied Technology College as the lowest, reported at only $1,568/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Price|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||90.4 miles|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||98.5 miles|