Dentists in the US command a good salary and the dental profession is generally regarded as a high paying option when choosing a career path. The average salary for dentists is between $120,000 and $150,000 although it can range from $100,000 to $200,000 with some specialties commanding even higher salaries. Salaries can vary greatly in different locations. In other regions of the world, dentists are also highly paid. In the UK, National Health Service dentists earn an average salary of around £100,000 making them some of the top earners in the country. In Canada the median salary is $122,000 (Canadian dollars) and in Australia the average salary of a dentist is $60,000-$108,000 (Australian dollars).