How much does a Dentist make in the United States? The average Dentist salary in the United States is $176,151 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $153,499 and $203,384. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Dentist examines and treats diseases and injuries of teeth and gums. Performs preventative and maintenance dentistry and educates the patient in proper tooth and gum care. Being a Dentist recommends braces or surgery to correct any malformations. Requires a doctorate degree in dentistry, either a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from an accredited school. Additionally, Dentist requires a state licensed to practice. Typically reports to a top management. Dentist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Dentist do?
Dentist in Alexandria, LA
But many dentists also use these routine visits to check for signs of cancer.
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Dentist in Bellingham, WA
A big part of being a dentist is being able to diagnose.
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Dentist in Lansing, MI
Although becoming a dentist requires many years of education, this challenging and rewarding field will make your sacrifices worth it.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Dentist in the United States. The base salary for Dentist ranges from $153,499 to $203,384 with the average base salary of $176,151. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $161,902 to $216,221 with the average total cash compensation of $187,295.