How much does a Dentist make in the United States? The average Dentist salary in the United States is $170,277 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $148,382 and $196,624. 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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
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Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
What does a Dentist do?
Dentist in Albuquerque, NM
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
April 12, 2021
Dentist in Allentown, PA
Participates in activities promoting the dental residency program.
November 14, 2020
Maintains compliance with department policy regarding accurate and timely patient charting in the Dentrix system.
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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 $148,382 to $196,624 with the average base salary of $170,277. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $156,459 to $208,989 with the average total cash compensation of $181,000.