Average Dentist Salary in Los Angeles, California

$123,765
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$22,500
Bonus
$37,500
Commission
$25,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Dentist in Los Angeles, California is $123,765.
10%
$62k
10%
$124k
50%
$243k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $123,765
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United States (change)
Salary
$62k - $243k
Bonus
$51 - $98k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $25k
Commission
$0 - $38k
Total Pay
$64k - $242k

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Job Description for Dentist

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Dentist. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Dentist
General Dentist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Dentist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Dentist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Prosthodontics, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Composite Fillings, Medicine / Surgery and Oral Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Dentist

An early career Dentist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $120,401 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Dentist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Dentist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $148,126 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $151,321.
Employees with Dentist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 13.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (9.4% more) and San Diego, California (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (3.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (3.7% less) and New York, New York (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 110 survey responses.
Early Career
41.8%
Mid Career
26.4%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
11.8%