Dental Laboratory Technicians in Illinois
Is Illinois a good place for you to work as a Dental Laboratory Technician?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Illinois is growing faster than average.
Dental Laboratory Technicians in Illinois earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Dental Laboratory Technicians Work in Illinois?
1,160 people worked as Dental Laboratory Technicians in 2018 in this state.
There were 1,140 Dental Laboratory Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 490 Dental Laboratory Technicians working in it, which means Illinois has more Dental Laboratory Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 17.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.4%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 160 annual job openings, and 1,370 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 Illinois?
In 2018 wages for Dental Laboratory Technicians ranged from $20,220 to $63,840 with $40,000 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.72 to $30.69. The median hourly rate was $19.23.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.67 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.56.
The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Illinois 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|
|St. Louis, MO-IL||360||$39,850|
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL||40||$42,750|
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 IL
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||IL Employment Total|
|Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians||1,430|
|Medical Appliance Technicians||570|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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