The average salary for an Associate Dentist is $120,788.
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Popular Skills for Associate Dentist
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Oral Surgery and Prosthodontics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication and Diagnosis and Treatment Planning.
Pay by Experience Level for Associate Dentist
An entry-level Associate Dentist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $119,186 based on 37 salaries. An early career Associate Dentist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $123,611 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Associate Dentist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $123,124 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Associate Dentist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $126,929 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $157,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Associate Dentist in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 16.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (11.8% more) and Fresno, California (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (18.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (4.8% less) and Austin, Texas (0.7% less).
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