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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
(2010-2020)
2703205018.560
East Bay Area
(2010-2020)
2,6102,94033012.6550
Eastern Sierra Region
(2010-2020)
20301050.0
Fresno County
(2010-2020)
80096016020.0170
Imperial County
(2010-2020)
140140.030
Inland Empire Area
(2010-2020)
4,0504,59054013.3850
Kern County
(2010-2020)
77091014018.2160
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
(2010-2020)
1501803020.030
Monterey County
(2010-2020)
4204705011.990
Mother Lode Region
(2010-2020)
1802103016.740
Napa County
(2010-2020)
2302603013.050
North Coast Region
(2010-2020)
330340103.070
North Valley Region
(2010-2020)
50601020.010
Northern Counties Region
(2010-2020)
260270103.860
Orange County
(2010-2020)
4,3705,22085019.5920
Sacramento Metro Area
(2010-2020)
2,8403,39055019.4600
San Benito and Santa Clara Counties
(2010-2020)
3,0903,79070022.7650
San Diego County
(2012-2022)
3,5404,16062017.5730
San Francisco Bay Area
(2012-2022)
2,3702,5501807.6490
San Joaquin County
(2010-2020)
67081014020.9140
San Luis Obispo County
(2010-2020)
250270208.050
Santa Barbara County
(2010-2020)
5206109017.3110
Santa Cruz County
(2010-2020)
3904607017.980
Shasta County
(2012-2022)
2102706028.640
Solano County
(2010-2020)
53069016030.2110
Sonoma County
(2010-2020)
7408309012.2160
Stanislaus County
(2010-2020)
550590407.3120
Sutter and Yuba Counties
(2010-2020)
1701902011.840
Tulare County
(2010-2020)
3804608021.180
Ventura County
(2010-2020)
9401,17023024.5200
 
Source: Employment Development Department
Labor Market Information Division
https://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/