Dental Salary Survey

The average salary of a dentist is calculated by the U.S. government Bureau of Labor Statistics from a variety of sources such as Dentists working in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics and schools. The salary of a dentist varies depending on the location and configuration. Dentists worked an average of 40 hours per week, with a total of 2080 hours per year.


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The median salary is $58.86 per hour.


On an annual basis the median salary of a dentist is $122,430.

Top 5 States:

Alaska ($ 184,460)
North Dakota ($ 179.200)
New Hampshire ($ 167,800)
Vermont ($ 165,720)
North Carolina ($ 163,740)

Top 5 Metropolitan Areas:

Colorado Springs CO ($ 198,650)
Gary IN ($ 197,160)
Albany GA ($ 196,100)
Danville, VA ($ 195,660)
Flint MI ($ 193,910)