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16.7% Jobs Projection
$35,160 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Louisiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Louisiana is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Dental Laboratory Technicians Work in Louisiana?

In Louisiana, there were 580 people working as Dental Laboratory Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 580 Dental Laboratory Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Dental Laboratory Technicians in LA Employment Trend

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

Dental Laboratory Technicians in LA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 16.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.4%.

Job Projections for Dental Laboratory Technicians: Nation vs. LA

Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 80 annual Dental Laboratory Technicians job openings in Louisiana, and 700 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 5,000 annual jobs and 43,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Dental Laboratory Technicians Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Dental Laboratory Technicians ranged from $26,170 to $53,720 with $35,160 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.58 to $25.83. The median hourly rate was $16.9.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $14.7 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.20.

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

Dental Laboratory Technicians Earnings: LA vs. National Average

Top Louisiana 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
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 140 $40,990
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 50 $45,420

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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Occupation LA Employment Total
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