Utah is quite an industrious state. So much so that the word “Industry” is actually their state motto! Chances are if you live in Utah you know the importance of hard work and dedication. Why not join one of the hardest working professions around by becoming a dental assistant? With campuses near or in Salt Lake City, Provo, or West Valley City you’re sure to find a school nearby. If not, you can always learn online from the comfort of your own home! Find a school and start building your career today.
As a Utah dental assistant, you will:
- Work closely with, and under the supervision, of a dentist
- Perform a variety of patient care, office and lab duties
- Gather and sterilize instruments
- Work with patients to take dental x-rays and process film
Some career figures for dental assistant professionals in Utah:
- Average annual salary: $27,950
- Currently employed: 4,210
- Employment outlook: 36% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
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