A Dentist earns an average salary of £49,406 per year.

£29,365 - £97,779
£29K
£50K
£98K
MEDIAN: £49,976
10%
50%
90%
£9.83 - £41.60
£9
£25
£42
MEDIAN: £25.21
10%
50%
90%
£0£98K
Salary £29,365 - £97,779
Bonus £3.83 - £10,416
Profit Sharing £10,000
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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£29,231 - £98,006
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 652
Hourly Data £0£146
Hourly Rate £9.83 - £41.60
Overtime £4.09 - £147
Annual Data £0£98K
Bonus £3.83 - £10,416
Profit Sharing £10,000
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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£29,231 - £98,006
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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 Pay By Employer

$0$388K

Self-Employed
34 profiles
$165,500

Aspen Dental
13 profiles
$132,000

$160,067

$150,000

U.S. Navy
5 profiles
$123,000

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

National Average: £50,208

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
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Dentist Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Experienced
▲17%

▲12%

National Average
₤50,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Dentist Salaries

National Average
₤50,000

Dentistry
▼10%

dentist
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 55%