Dental Ceramists


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Dental Ceramists

Dental Ceramists - Wages & Trends

Self-employed technicians usually earn more than those who work for clinics. Dental laboratory technicians who work for large clinics tend to specialize in a few duties. Wages tend to be higher for technicians who do a wide range of procedures rather than specialize.

Dental laboratory technicians who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits are paid vacation, sick leave, and health insurance.

Dental laboratory technicians (SOC 51-9081)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $13.50 $21.38 $27.58
Yearly $28,074 $44,474 $57,367
    Champaign Area Hourly $9.51 $20.14 $24.55
Yearly $19,785 $41,901 $51,059
    Cook County Hourly $12.61 $21.30 $27.71
Yearly $26,231 $44,302 $57,639
    Decatur Area Hourly $21.96 $24.96 $27.61
Yearly $45,677 $51,924 $57,422
    Lake County Hourly $11.60 $20.32 $29.85
Yearly $24,119 $42,255 $62,094
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $17.10 $18.89 $22.56
Yearly $35,578 $39,291 $46,932
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $17.26 $30.59 $34.38
Yearly $35,901 $63,631 $71,500
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $8.85 $13.62 $17.13
Yearly $18,400 $28,327 $35,640
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $13.13 $15.29 $19.54
Yearly $27,302 $31,807 $40,637
    Rockford Area Hourly $11.13 $13.13 $20.57
Yearly $23,150 $27,303 $42,793
    Springfield Area Hourly $13.58 $18.82 $27.29
Yearly $28,246 $39,144 $56,770
United States Hourly $15.28 $19.87 $25.94
Yearly $31,790 $41,340 $53,950

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.