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Denture Waxer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,799 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$681

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Denture Waxer is $44,799 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Denture Waxer is between $33,634 and $54,052. 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

Description:
  • Molds wax over denture setup to form contour molds of gums, palates, bridges, and other denture surfaces for use in casting plaster models or metal framework of dentures, using molding equipment and hand tools.
  • Applies softened wax to base of denture setup and fills spaces between adjacent teeth, using spatula and fingers.
  • Carves and shapes wax, using scraper, knife, and heated spatula to form natural-appearing denture contours.
  • Verifies occlusion of teeth, using articulator.
Denture Waxer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Dental Laboratory Technicians

Job family population: 35,630

Estimated population of Denture Waxer jobs: 4,615

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,935
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Denture Waxer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Dental Lab Technician - Denture Set Up
Apr 24
Naperville, IL, USA
Distinctive Dental Studio Ltd.
Duties would include productively setting teeth and waxing dentures . Our generous benefit package includes paid vacation and holidays, 100% company paid dental insurance, health insurance (60 ...
Dental Lab Technician
Jun 20
Oak Brook, IL, USA
PIA
... 8. Wax Up / Setting Denture Teeth 9. Processing 10. Denture / AO4 (All On 4) Repairs 11. Maintenance Of Facilities, Equipment and Instruments technical experience is required. Qualified candidates ...
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