Dental Assistant Training in Hawaii
Career prospects in Dental Assisting are promising nationwide, with strong growth expected in both professions. [Seguir leyendo en español]
Growth in Hawaii is anticipated by the Department of Labor to be a little slower than the national average, with dental assisting job numbers expected to increase in the 10 years to 2022 by 5.7%.
In Hawaii, the responsibility for ensuring dental assistants are adequately trained rests with the supervising licensed dentist. Supervising dentists are obliged to ensure that their assistants are trained in sterilization and disinfection procedures, ethics, record keeping and patient confidentiality and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Salaries in Hawaii
Dental Assistant Salaries in Hawaii
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dental Assistants in the state of Hawaii earned an average of $36,280 annually or $17.44 per hour in 2016.
|Area||Total Employed||Mean Hourly Wage||Mean Annual Salary|
|Urban Honolulu, HI||1,190||$17.90||$37,220|