The average salary for an Early-Career General Dentist in India is Rs 243,098.
MEDIAN Rs 243,098
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Job Description for General Dentist
The position of a general dentist is the mainstay career for the care and maintenance of oral health, as dentists are responsible for seeing patients for healthy check-ups and correcting problems, from mild toothaches to cracked and broken teeth. They are also expected to build relationships with their clientele and establish a wide client-base. A doctorate degree in dental medicine, DDS, from an accredited program, a license to practice dental medicine in the state of employment, and registrat…Read more
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Popular Skills for General Dentist
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Skills in Oral Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Composite Fillings and Diagnosis and Treatment Planning.
Pay by Experience Level for General Dentist
An entry-level General Dentist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 350,000 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career General Dentist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 500,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced General Dentist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 600,000 based on 15 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with General Dentist in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 10.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Bangalore, Karnataka (24.7% less), Chennai, Tamil Nadu (19.3% less) and Pune, Maharashtra (17.7% less).
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