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Dental Laboratory Technicians

Job Information

Construct and repair full or partial dentures or dental appliances.


  • Around 58 percent of jobs were in medical equipment and supplies manufacturing, usually in small, privately owned businesses.
  • Most technicians learn their craft on the job, but many employers prefer to hire those with formal training.
  • Faster than average employment growth is expected for dental and ophthalmic laboratory technicians, while average employment growth is expected for medical appliance technicians.
  • Job opportunities should be favorable because few people seek these positions.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $35,590/yr ($17.80/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma