Career Outlook for Dental Laboratory Technicians

Also known as:  Crown and Bridge Dental Lab Technician, Crown and Bridge Technician, Crown Ceramist, Dental Ceramist, Dental Laboratory Worker, Dental Mold Maker, Dental Technician, Orthodontic Technician
The overall job outlook for Dental Laboratory Technician careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 13.88 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.31 percent per year. Demand for Dental Laboratory Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 14,040 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.58 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Dental Laboratory Technicians in the following states
California 4,440
Florida 3,130
Texas 2,490
New York 2,390
Michigan 1,860
Georgia 1,350
Illinois 1,310
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Dental Laboratory Technicians
Rhode Island 30
District of Columbia 50
Alaska 60
Vermont 60
South Dakota 80
Nevada 100
West Virginia 120