Dental Laboratory Technicians in Kentucky
Considering a career as a Dental Laboratory Technician in Kentucky?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Kentucky are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Kentucky is growing faster than average.
Dental Laboratory Technicians in Kentucky earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Dental Laboratory Technicians Work in Kentucky?
In 2018, there were 430 Dental Laboratory Technicians working in the state.
There were 360 Dental Laboratory Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 490 Dental Laboratory Technicians working in it, which means Kentucky has fewer Dental Laboratory Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Kentucky
Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 11.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.4%.
Kentucky Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 380 jobs for Kentucky 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 Kentucky?
In 2018 wages for Dental Laboratory Technicians ranged from $28,150 to $63,390 with $43,930 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.53 to $30.48. The median hourly rate was $21.12.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.85 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.27.
The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Kentucky 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|
|Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN||150||$39,530|
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||KY Employment Total|
|Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians||300|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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