Dental Laboratory Technicians in Oklahoma
Considering a career as a Dental Laboratory Technician in Oklahoma?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Oklahoma are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Dental Laboratory Technicians in Oklahoma is growing faster than average.
Dental Laboratory Technicians in Oklahoma earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Dental Laboratory Technicians Work in Oklahoma?
In 2018, there were 320 Dental Laboratory Technicians working in the state.
There were 280 Dental Laboratory Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 490 Dental Laboratory Technicians working in it, which means Oklahoma has fewer Dental Laboratory Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Oklahoma
Jobs for Dental Laboratory Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 9.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.4%.
Oklahoma Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 350 jobs for Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma?
In 2018 wages for Dental Laboratory Technicians ranged from $26,310 to $59,610 with $42,770 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.65 to $28.66. The median hourly rate was $20.56.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.06 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $2.50.
The median salary in Oklahoma is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Oklahoma 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|
|Oklahoma City, OK||110||$42,320|
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 OK
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|Occupation||OK Employment Total|
|Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians||330|
|Medical Appliance Technicians||80|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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