£50,111
Avg. Salary
£25.36
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£4,500

Profit Sharing

£5,750

The average pay for a Dentist is £25.36 per hour.

The average pay for a Dentist is £50,111 per year.

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MEDIAN $25
$29k
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$97k
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MEDIAN $50,111
£29,423 - £96,968
£29K
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£97K
MEDIAN: £50,111
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£9.91 - £50.34
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MEDIAN: £25.36
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£0£97K
Salary £29,423 - £96,968
Bonus £10.07 - £10,190
Profit Sharing £5,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£29,296 - £97,668
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 629
Hourly Data £0£99
Hourly Rate £9.91 - £50.34
Overtime £4.03 - £99.33
Annual Data £0£97K
Bonus £10.07 - £10,190
Profit Sharing £5,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£29,296 - £97,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

Job Description for Dentist

Dentistry is a field of medicine that pertains to the health and treatment of the teeth and mouth. Dentists can be general practitioners or specialists; specialties include dental public health, endodontics, oral and maxillofacial pathology, oral and maxillofacial radiology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and prosthodontics.

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Dentist Tasks

  • Administer anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.
  • Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth, gums and related oral structures, and provide preventive and corrective services.
  • Advise and instruct patients regarding preventive dental care, the causes and treatment of dental problems, and oral health care services.
  • Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, and other diagnostic equipment.

Dentist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Dentist

Pay by Experience for a Dentist has a positive trend. An entry-level Dentist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤41,000 based on 229 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dentist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤56,000 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Dentist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤59,000 based on 77 salaries. A Dentist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤72,000 based on 49 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-3%

National Average: £50,455

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Dentist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dentist?

Dentist in Sheffield:
"Best Job In The World."
Pros: Everything! Helping people, changing lives, and being handsomely rewarded.
Cons: The increasing risk of litigation and associated stress.

Key Stats for Dentist

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Dentist Salaries

Late-Career
▲42%

Experienced
▲16%

▲12%

National Average
₤50,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Dentist Salaries

National Average
₤50,000

Dentistry
▼11%

dentist
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 54%