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Bite Block Maker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,610 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bite Block Maker is $31,610 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Bite Block Maker is between $24,959 and $37,303. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Forms wax bite blocks and impression trays used by dentist 072.101-010 to take impressions of patients' teeth and adjacent portions of jaw, using molding equipment and handtools: softens plastic or shellac wafer shaped material, using heated press or gas burner.
  • Spreads and shapes wafer over model of preliminary impression to form tray, using flat-bladed molding tool.
  • Imbeds metal strip in soft material for convenience in handling.
  • Presses soft wax over plaster model of denture to form bite block.
  • Trims excess wax from mold and smooths surface, using knife, spatula, and gas burner.
  • Immerses mold in water to harden wax.
  • Trims and smooths edges and surfaces of trays and bite blocks, using bench lathe equipped with grinding and buffing wheels.
  • Rubs finished piece with cotton to obtain lustrous finish.
Bite Block Maker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Dental Laboratory Technicians

Job family population: 35,630

Estimated population of Bite Block Maker jobs: 61

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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