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What is the average salary for a Dentist?

The average salary of a Dentist is $164,570. Please note that the average salary for a Dentist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

Experienced

The middle 50% of Dentists in United States earn:

$146,340
Junior

The bottom 25% of Dentists in United States earn:

$105,520
Starting

The bottom 10% of Dentists in United States earn:

$72,240

Historical salary

Dentist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
New Hampshire 229,040 1
Delaware 226,910 2
Vermont 215,410 3
North Dakota 208,960 4
Alaska 208,650 5
Maine 194,990 6
Washington 194,390 7
Minnesota 193,100 8
Connecticut 192,870 9
Tennessee 190,380 10
Georgia 189,550 11
Ohio 188,800 12
North Carolina 187,210 13
Texas 186,520 14
Alabama 186,430 15
Oregon 178,170 16
West Virginia 177,740 17
Wisconsin 177,430 18
Wyoming 176,920 19
New Mexico 175,020 20
South Dakota 171,850 21
Iowa 171,610 22
Massachusetts 170,290 23
South Carolina 169,390 24
Rhode Island 168,290 25
Michigan 166,070 26
Missouri 165,930 27
Virginia 165,400 28
Pennsylvania 164,890 29
United States 164,570 30
Mississippi 164,110 31
Nebraska 162,710 32
New York 160,950 33
Indiana 157,930 34
Kentucky 157,290 35
Idaho 154,810 36
Arizona 154,260 37
New Jersey 153,690 38
Florida 153,260 39
Hawaii 152,810 40
Arkansas 152,200 41
Kansas 152,040 42
Maryland 151,640 43
California 147,750 44
Louisiana 144,460 45
Oklahoma 143,910 46
Colorado 143,910 47
Illinois 133,260 48
Montana 131,120 49
Nevada 128,920 50
District of Columbia 122,370 51
Utah 113,630 52
Puerto Rico 59,990 53

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