Dental Technician Salary (United Kingdom)

The average pay for a Dental Technician is £20,027 per year.
Dental Technician Total Pay (?
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£13,635 - £29,072
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MEDIAN: £20,027
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Dental Technician Total Pay (?
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£6.19 - £15.46
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MEDIAN: £9.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£13,635 - £29,072  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,033  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£13,777 - £29,668  
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Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 188
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£6.19 - £15.46  
   
Overtime
£6.62 - £19.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,033  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£13,777 - £29,668  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 188
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
London
up arrow 11%
National Average
₤21,000
Leeds
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Dental Technician Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Dental Technician in Norwich:
"Dental Technology U.K. - Think Twice As A Career Option."
Avoid rural areas like the plague. Many employers prefer you not to be qualified and consider you to be a threat; There are very, very few employers nationally in any of the dental technology fields. If you find yourself, as above, working in a rural area and end up working for a slave driver it's not like you can resign and go and work for someone else down the road. Your nearest available job could be 1-2 hundred miles away. Look at the number of jobs available nationally via the Governments Job search database. Warning you'll be shocked! Approximately 20 jobs are available at any one time in the whole of the UK in the entire dental technology profession. Narrow this down because you'll be very likely to specialize in one field only. If, for example, like myself you specialized in say prostheses... the average number of jobs advertised nationally, at any one time is 4! Think twice when considering D T as a profession in UK. It's a dud "profession."

Experience Affects Dental Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
₤21,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Dental Technician Salaries

ceramist
up arrow 9%
Prosthetics
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤21,000
ceramics
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 7% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 89%
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