£20,687
Avg. Salary
£9.54
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Dental Technician is £9.54 per hour.

The average pay for a Dental Technician is £20,687 per year.

$7
10%
$10
50%
$15
90%
MEDIAN $10
$14k
10%
$21k
50%
$31k
90%
MEDIAN $20,687
£13,928 - £30,712
£14K
£21K
£31K
MEDIAN: £20,687
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50%
90%
£6.70 - £14.90
£6
£9
£15
MEDIAN: £9.54
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50%
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£0£31K
Salary £13,928 - £30,712
Bonus £99.33 - £10,067
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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£13,974 - £31,320
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 314
Hourly Data £0£17
Hourly Rate £6.70 - £14.90
Overtime £7.30 - £17.53
Annual Data £0£31K
Bonus £99.33 - £10,067
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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£13,974 - £31,320
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 85

Job Description for Dental Technician

When a dentist must remedy a patient's situation with prosthetic or orthodontic appliances, he/she typically turns to a dental technician for assistance. Dental technicians use molds, models, and images of patients to build dentures and partial bridges, as well as specialized orthodontic insertions to help articulate patients' teeth. These technicians typically work for companies which create these materials and appliances in manufacturing labs.

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Dental Technician Tasks

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

Dental Technician Pay By Employer

$0$67K

Aspen Dental
10 profiles
$46,617

$27,040

Dental Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Technician

Pay by Experience for a Dental Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤18,000 based on 101 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤21,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Dental Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤24,000 based on 44 salaries. A Dental Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤27,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

1%

National Average: £20,618

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Dental Technician Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Dental Technician?

Dental Technician in Hammersmith:
"Long work hours."
Need to be hard worker and prepare that you will come back home late :)

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."

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Key Stats for Dental Technician

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Dental Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
₤21,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Dental Technician Salaries

National Average
₤21,000

▼3%

Crown and Bridge
▼3%

Orthodontics
▼8%

CAD/CAM
▼10%

ceramist
▼11%

ceramics
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 84%