Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Dental Assisting and the types of students that study this field. Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Astrodome Career Centers and Institute of Professional Careers have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Dental Assisting. Tuition costs for Dental Assisting majors are, on average, $3,604 for in-state public colleges, and $11,742 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Dental Assisting programs are Public, 2-year institutions.
Information on the businesses and industries that employ Health graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Hospitals is the industry that employs the most Health majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Health majors, by average wage, is Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Health in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Health is 43.2, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Health degrees, and White students earn the majority (8,834) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Dental Assisting field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Dental Assisting majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Dental Assisting majors need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Selection, and Repairing.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Dental Assisting majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Equipment Maintenance is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.