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Want to work in Florida as a Dental Laboratory Technician? Read this first!

16.3% Jobs Projection
$37,160 Median Salary
420 Job Openings

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.

Dental Laboratory Technicians in FL Employment Trend

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

Dental Laboratory Technicians in FL vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Dental Laboratory Technicians: Nation vs. FL

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.

Dental Laboratory Technicians Earnings: FL vs. National Average

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
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 310 $40,830
Jacksonville, FL 220 $37,090
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
Gainesville, FL 60 $35,830
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 30 $37,890
Tallahassee, FL 30 $39,050

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
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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