A Dental Laboratory Technician earns an average wage of C$20.00 per hour.

C$15,319 - C$82,212
C$15K
C$38K
C$82K
MEDIAN: C$38,031
10%
50%
90%
C$13.49 - C$33.59
C$13
C$20
C$34
MEDIAN: C$19.72
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$82K
Salary C$15,319 - C$82,212
Bonus C$305
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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C$28,234 - C$69,709
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$13.49 - C$33.59
Hourly Tips C$2.03
Overtime C$30.00
Annual Data C$0C$69K
Bonus C$305
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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C$28,234 - C$69,709
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description for Dental Laboratory Technician

Dental laboratory technicians are responsible for many "behind-the-scenes" tasks in a dental office or laboratory. They are primarily responsible for the production of dentures, crowns, bridges, and other highly detailed dental repair work. This involves the complete production process, including pouring, trimming, beveling, and sectioning the repair prosthesis. They make adjustments and repairs to existing structures. Dental laboratory technicians often work with modern dental computer software in the design and construction of complicated dental structures. Oversight of orders and transport to outside facilities may be required for certain positions in which the work cannot be performed in-house.

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Dental Laboratory Technician Tasks

  • Clean and finish dental parts with electric grinders and polishers.
  • Create oral constructs for dental restorations, prostheses and appliances according to dental prescription.
  • Adjust molds of patient's teeth and verify accuracy.
  • Create partial, full dentures, crowns and veneers.
  • Verify the conformance to prescriptions specs by using articulator.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Laboratory Technician

Pay by Experience for a Dental Laboratory Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Laboratory Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$36,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Laboratory Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Dental Laboratory Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 17 salaries. A Dental Laboratory Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Laboratory Technician

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Dental Laboratory Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
C$40,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 45%