£20,522
Avg. Salary
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The average pay for a Dental Technician is £20,791 per year.

£13,833 - £30,569
£14K
£21K
£31K
MEDIAN: £20,522
10%
50%
90%
£6.62 - £14.98
£6
£9
£15
MEDIAN: £9.33
10%
50%
90%
£0£31K
Salary £13,833 - £30,569
Bonus £0.00 - £9,933
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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£13,846 - £31,212
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 313
Hourly Data £0£17
Hourly Rate £6.62 - £14.98
Overtime £0.00 - £17.27
Annual Data £0£31K
Bonus £0.00 - £9,933
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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£13,846 - £31,212
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 81

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 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

National Average: £20,450

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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
▲31%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
₤20,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Dental Technician Salaries

National Average
₤20,000

▼3%

Crown and Bridge
▼3%

Orthodontics
▼7%

CAD/CAM
▼9%

ceramist
▼10%

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: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 83%