Orthodontic Laboratory Technician Salary

The average wage for an Orthodontic Laboratory Technician is $15.67 per hour.

$25,443 - $30,837
$28K
MEDIAN: $28,200
50%

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$11.65 - $23.10
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.67
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,200  
   
Bonus
$193.15 - $2,553  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$24,458 - $48,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.65 - $23.10  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $31.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$193.15 - $2,553  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$24,458 - $48,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 94

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Job Description for Orthodontic Laboratory Technician

Orthodontic laboratory technicians work with orthodontists to provide the high-quality care for patients. Tasks performed by these technicians include pouring impressions, making bite registrations, and preparing try-ins, as well as storing and updating patient records. Orthodontic laboratory technicians are also responsible for scheduling appointments and fabricating custom trays, base plates, and bite rims for final waxing. This person is also responsible for performing repairs and upkeep within the lab, and they may prepare reports on lab activities performed. In all tasks, the technician must maintain a sterile environment and follow all safety and health procedures.

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Orthodontic Laboratory Technician Tasks

  • Clean and finish dental parts with electric grinders and polishers.
  • Verify the conformance to prescription specs by using articulator.
  • Assemble metal and plastic orthodontic appliances.
  • Construct and repair appliances for straightening teeth.
  • Create and perform work according to orthodontic prescription.

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Pay by Experience Level for Orthodontic Laboratory Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Orthodontic Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Orthodontic Laboratory Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

Late-Career
▲26%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 77%
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