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Dental Assistants
Estimated Employment and Projected Growth
Geographic Area
(Estimated Year-Projected Year)
Estimated
Employment
Projected
Employment
Numeric
Change
Percent
Change
Additional Openings
Due to Net
Replacements
California
(2012-2022)
45,20052,2007,00015.59,400
Butte County
(2012-2022)
30044014046.760
East Bay Area
(2012-2022)
3,5303,8303008.5730
Eastern Sierra Region
(2012-2022)
5050.010
Fresno County
(2012-2022)
8101,00019023.5170
Imperial County
(2012-2022)
1201604033.330
Inland Empire Area
(2012-2022)
4,7905,52073015.2990
Kern County
(2012-2022)
7701,02025032.5160
Kings County
(2012-2022)
1501803020.030
Los Angeles County
(2012-2022)
10,42011,8901,47014.12,160
Madera County
(2012-2022)
1201604033.320
Merced County
(2012-2022)
1601802012.530
Monterey County
(2012-2022)
51062011021.6100
Mother Lode Region
(2012-2022)
1902304021.140
North Coast Region
(2012-2022)
4004505012.580
North Valley Region
(2012-2022)
801103037.520
Northern Counties Region
(2010-2020)
260270103.860
Orange County
(2012-2022)
4,9905,75076015.21,030
Sacramento Metro Area
(2012-2022)
2,8703,33046016.0600
San Benito and Santa Clara Counties
(2012-2022)
2,9703,45048016.2620
San Diego County
(2012-2022)
3,5404,16062017.5730
San Francisco Bay Area
(2012-2022)
2,3702,5501807.6490
San Joaquin County
(2012-2022)
6807608011.8140
San Luis Obispo County
(2012-2022)
3304007021.270
Santa Barbara County
(2012-2022)
5406006011.1110
Santa Cruz County
(2010-2020)
3904607017.980
Shasta County
(2012-2022)
2102706028.640
Solano County
(2010-2020)
53069016030.2110
Sonoma County
(2012-2022)
690690.0140
Stanislaus County
(2010-2020)
550590407.3120
Sutter and Yuba Counties
(2012-2022)
1201503025.030
Tulare County
(2012-2022)
4004808020.080
Ventura County
(2012-2022)
1,0001,25025025.0210
 
Source: Employment Development Department
Labor Market Information Division
https://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/