Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Dentist is $142,806
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dentists?
An entry-level Dentist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $122,232 based on 121 salaries. An early career Dentist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,469 based on 455 salaries. A mid-career Dentist …Read more
What Do Dentists Do?
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.
Dentists typically go through four years of dental schooling after completing a bachelor's …Read more