Dental Laboratory Technicians in Alabama
Is Alabama a good place for you to work as a Dental Laboratory Technician?
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.
The typical state has 490 Dental Laboratory Technicians working in it, which means Alabama has more Dental Laboratory Technicians than average.
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%.
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.
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|
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|
Below are the states where Dental Laboratory Technicians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
Related Careers in AL
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|Occupation||AL Employment Total|
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|Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians||110|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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