$119,693
Avg. Salary
$61.79
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,750

Bonus

$23,966

Profit Sharing

$35,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Dentist is $61.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Dentist is $119,693 per year.

10%
$17.41
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$61.79
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$81.88
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MEDIAN $61.79
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$68k
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$175k
90%
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MEDIAN $119,693
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MEDIAN: $119,693
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$0$179K
Salary $67,945 - $175,484
Bonus $976 - $38,630
Profit Sharing $490 - $65,111
Commission $35,000
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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$62,388 - $179,072
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,510
Hourly Data $0$484
Hourly Rate $17.41 - $81.88
Hourly Tips $1.56
Overtime $6.30 - $485
Annual Data $0$179K
Bonus $976 - $38,630
Commission $35,000
Profit Sharing $490 - $65,111
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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$62,388 - $179,072
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 217

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $121,178

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

Although location is not a huge compensation factor, Entry-Level Dentists in Dallas do earn slightly more than the national average. Entry-Level Dentists will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+2 percent) and Los Angeles (+2 percent). Entry-Level Dentists in Salt Lake City earn salaries far below the national average by 23 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers in New York and San Francisco also lean toward paying below-median salaries (23 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Dentist

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Dentist Salaries

▲21%

▲4%



▲2%

National Average
$121,000

Dentistry
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 32%