Dental Laboratory Technicians in Florida
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Florida is growing faster than average.
Dental Laboratory Technicians in Florida earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Dental Laboratory Technicians Work in Florida?
There were approximately 2,800 workers employed as Dental Laboratory Technicians in this state in 2018.
There were 2,740 Dental Laboratory Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 490 Dental Laboratory Technicians working in it, which means Florida has more Dental Laboratory Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Florida
Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 16.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.4%.
Florida Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 420 annual job openings, and a total of 3,630 jobs for Florida Dental Laboratory Technicians in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 5,000 annual jobs and 43,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Dental Laboratory Technicians Make in Florida?
In 2018 wages for Dental Laboratory Technicians ranged from $23,760 to $64,130 with $37,160 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.42 to $30.83. The median hourly rate was $17.87.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.59 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.28.
The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Florida 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|
|Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||820||$41,060|
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL||640||$34,710|
|North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL||190||$37,600|
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL||100||$36,150|
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL||80||$28,700|
|Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL||60||$30,730|
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL||30||$37,890|
Top States for Dental Laboratory Technicians Employment
The table below shows the states 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|
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|Occupation||FL Employment Total|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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