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Dental Laboratory Technicians in Kansas

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Dental Laboratory Technicians in Kansas

Considering a career as a Dental Laboratory Technician in Kansas?

-9% Jobs Projection
$41,320 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

While jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Kansas are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Kansas is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Dental Laboratory Technicians Work in Kansas?

In 2018, there were 400 Dental Laboratory Technicians working in the state.

There were 470 Dental Laboratory Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Dental Laboratory Technicians in KS Employment Trend

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

Dental Laboratory Technicians in KS vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kansas

Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in this state are declining at a rate of 9.3% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.4%.

Job Projections for Dental Laboratory Technicians: Nation vs. KS

Kansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 490 jobs for Kansas 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 Kansas?

In 2018 wages for Dental Laboratory Technicians ranged from $26,190 to $84,360 with $41,320 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.59 to $40.56. The median hourly rate was $19.86.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.16 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.70.

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

Dental Laboratory Technicians Earnings: KS vs. National Average

Top Kansas 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
Kansas City, MO-KS 550 $41,360
Wichita, KS 80 $40,480
Topeka, KS 40 $37,180

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 KS Employment Total
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Medical Appliance Technicians 90

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