Average General Dentist Salary

$134,205
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$12,635
Bonus
$19,653
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The average salary for a General Dentist is $134,205.
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$94k
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$134k
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$203k
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$94k - $203k
Bonus
$984 - $51k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $34k
Total Pay
$93k - $207k
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Popular Skills for General Dentist

Skills in Oral Surgery and Pedodontics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Prosthodontics, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Composite Fillings.

Pay by Experience Level for General Dentist

An entry-level General Dentist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $120,035 based on 34 salaries. An early career General Dentist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $126,012 based on 170 salaries. A mid-career General Dentist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $141,576 based on 77 salaries. An experienced General Dentist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $141,962 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $151,979.
Employees with General Dentist in their job title in Phoenix, Arizona earn an average of 13.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (11.8% more) and Houston, Texas (11.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (10.5% less), Boston, Massachusetts (6.9% less) and San Antonio, Texas (6.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 442 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.7%
Early Career
38.5%
Mid Career
17.4%
Experienced
14.0%
Late Career
22.4%