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Orthodontic Technician Salary

$44,294 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$704

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Orthodontic Technician is $44,294 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Orthodontic Technician is between $33,030 and $53,668. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Orthodontic Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Constructs and repairs appliances for straightening teeth, such as retainers, tooth bands, and positioners, according to Orthodontist's prescription.
  • Shapes, grinds, polishes, carves, and assembles metal and plastic appliances, such as retainers, tooth bands, and positioners, using spatula, pliers, soldering torch, and electric grinders and polishers.
Orthodontic Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Dental Laboratory Technicians

Job family population: 35,630

Estimated population of Orthodontic Technician jobs: 4,189

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,349
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Orthodontic Technician Job Listings for United States

Orthodontic Assistant
Jul 4
Palos Heights, IL, USA
Meehan Orthodontics
Palos Height orthodontic office looking for a full-time experienced Orthodontic Technician. We are seeking an individual who is energetic, reliable, enthusiastic, multi-tasking and loves to make a ...
Orthodontic Lab Technician
May 22
Edwardsville, IL, USA
C DAVID BRICKMAN DDS MS PC
Orthodontic Lab Technician wanted full-time for busy orthodontic office. Ability to make Hawley retainers, expanders, Essex retainers and other orthodontic appliances. Experience preferred.
Orthodontic Lab Technician
May 16
Murray, UT, USA
Cottonwood Labs
Technicians produce quality, patient specific orthodontic appliances and like products . Experience is not required, you will be provided the training you need to be successful. Once you are trained ...
Orthodontic chairside assistant
Jun 4
Champaign, IL, USA
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Fun, thriving orthodontic practice is looking for a hard-working and motivated self-starter to become our new Records Technician and Chairside Assistant helping the doctor with patient care. Job ...
Orthodontic lab technician
Apr 22
us
Retainers Direct
Fabricate orthodontic appliances, mostly clear retainers. Must be familiar with dental anatomy. Can work off hours but must be available daily/nightly as needed based on orders coming in.

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Orthodontic Technician is $44,294 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Orthodontic Technician is between $33,030 and $53,668. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Orthodontic Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Orthodontic Technician Job Listings for United States

Orthodontic Assistant
Jul 4
Palos Heights, IL, USA
Meehan Orthodontics
Palos Height orthodontic office looking for a full-time experienced Orthodontic Technician. We are seeking an individual who is energetic, reliable, enthusiastic, multi-tasking and loves to make a ...
Orthodontic Lab Technician
May 22
Edwardsville, IL, USA
C DAVID BRICKMAN DDS MS PC
Orthodontic Lab Technician wanted full-time for busy orthodontic office. Ability to make Hawley retainers, expanders, Essex retainers and other orthodontic appliances. Experience preferred.
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