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Dental Laboratory Technicians

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $23.86
Statewide median: $24.25


This career pays below the statewide median wage.

Wages for Dental Laboratory Technicians *

Area Low Median High
$18.50 $23.07 $29.34
$18.80 $23.86 $31.46
Central Minnesota
$18.10 $22.66 $31.16
Southwest Minnesota
$18.28 $22.79 $30.61
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$19.12 $23.72 $32.13

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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In Minnesota, there are 500 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Dental Laboratory Technicians most often work?


Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.


Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,052 new Dental Laboratory Technicians to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Dental Laboratory Technicians
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 33,100 37,200 4,000 12.2%
Minnesota 697 801 104 14.9%
Central Minnesota 20 22 2 10%
Southeast Minnesota 33 39 6 18.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 527 610 83 15.7%

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