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Dental Laboratory Technicians in Alabama

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Dental Laboratory Technicians in Alabama

Is Alabama a good place for you to work as a Dental Laboratory Technician?

18.9% Jobs Projection
$34,860 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Alabama are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Alabama is growing faster than average.

  • Dental Laboratory Technicians in Alabama earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Dental Laboratory Technicians Work in Alabama?

In 2018, there were 850 Dental Laboratory Technicians working in the state.

There were 820 Dental Laboratory Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Dental Laboratory Technicians in AL Employment Trend

The typical state has 490 Dental Laboratory Technicians working in it, which means Alabama has more Dental Laboratory Technicians than average.

Dental Laboratory Technicians in AL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 18.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.4%.

Job Projections for Dental Laboratory Technicians: Nation vs. AL

Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 130 annual job openings, and 1,130 total jobs in 2026 for Dental Laboratory Technicians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 5,000 annual jobs and 43,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Dental Laboratory Technicians Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Dental Laboratory Technicians ranged from $20,600 to $54,700 with $34,860 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.9 to $26.3. The median hourly rate was $16.76.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.45 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.69.

The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Dental Laboratory Technicians Earnings: AL vs. National Average

Top Alabama Metros for Dental Laboratory Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Dental Laboratory Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Huntsville, AL 500 $31,190
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 110 $37,590
Montgomery, AL 70 $36,250
Mobile, AL 40 $35,500

Top States for Dental Laboratory Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Dental Laboratory Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 4,410 $42,750
Florida 2,800 $37,160
Texas 2,260 $38,410
New York 1,790 $43,940
Michigan 1,560 $39,460
Georgia 1,420 $40,850
Pennsylvania 1,420 $38,510
Illinois 1,160 $40,000
Ohio 1,160 $40,550
North Carolina 1,100 $42,680
Wisconsin 1,020 $37,970
Virginia 1,020 $48,240
Alabama 850 $34,860
Utah 820 $40,760
Minnesota 780 $45,180
Missouri 730 $39,440
Washington 690 $42,360
Indiana 670 $37,420
Massachusetts 620 $42,720
Louisiana 580 $35,160

Below are the states where Dental Laboratory Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Alaska $60,030
Virginia $48,240
Colorado $47,200
Connecticut $46,230
Nebraska $45,700
Rhode Island $45,410
Minnesota $45,180
Arizona $44,290
New York $43,940
Kentucky $43,930

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Occupation AL Employment Total
Medical Appliance Technicians 120
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 110

References

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