ND High Demand Career Alert

Dental Hygienists are just one of the many high demand careers in North Dakota. If you’re interested in medicine and dentistry, this may be the perfect career for you. Dental Hygienists clean teeth and examine oral areas, the head, and neck for signs of oral disease. They may also educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x-rays, or apply fluoride and sealant.

Oh and I forgot to mention a Dental Hygienist in North Dakota only needs an Associate’s Degree. That’s two years of college for one of North Dakota’s high demand, high wage careers.  Job Service of North Dakota predicts an additional 238 Dental Hygienists will be needed in this career field by 2018. And the average salary is around $58,000.

To learn more about getting your Dental Hygienist degree in North Dakota, visit http://www.ndscs.edu/academics/departments/dental/options/

In addition to dental hygiene, some of North Dakota’s highest demanding careers are those of which only require two years of technical training or an Associate’s Degree.

Here are a few of the high demand careers in North Dakota right now that require an Associate’s Degree:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Respiratory Therapist

It’s no longer true that to get a good job you need to go to college for four years.  If saving money and working in today’s hottest jobs interest you, then check out North Dakota’s community colleges.

North Dakota has five community colleges located in Bismarck, Bottineau, Williston, Wahpeton, and Devils Lake. www.ndcommunitycolleges.com To learn more about North Dakota’s high demand careers, the Department of Commerce has compiled a series of short videos which can be found at http://www.youtube.com/ndcareerconversation

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.