How much does a General Dentist make? The average General Dentist salary is $136,659 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $121,244 and $155,471. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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ETS Dental - Portsmouth , VA
Portsmouth, VA We are seeking an associate general dentist to see pediatric patients for a local, private practice . In this role you would enjoy a full schedule in a well-run office. You will ...
ETS Dental - 25 days ago
ETS Dental - Winchester , VA
Winchester, VA Fee For Service High Fee Comprehensive Dentistry Winchester, VA- This is a long-established private practice with an excellent reputation for high quality, comprehensive dentistry ...
ETS Dental - 22 days ago
Akahi Services - Virginia Beach , VA
General Dentistry opening in Virginia Beach, Virginia. This and other dentist jobs brought to you by Dentist Location: JEBLC-FS/Boone, VA Excellent Pay! Work Schedule: Services ... - Today
Elevate Healthcare Consultants - Portsmouth , VA
General Dentistry opening in Portsmouth, Virginia. This and other dentist jobs brought to you by Mission-oriented practice seeks Associate Dentist. Large, multi-practice ... - 31 days ago
Integrity Placement Group - Lynchburg , VA
General Dentist We are seeking a qualified Dentist for an immediate opening. Our Client strongly believes that their practice sets itself apart from the rest not just because of how they treat ...
ZipRecruiter - 56 days ago
Light Wave Dental - Colonial Heights , VA
We are hiring a Dentist for our practice in the Colonial Heights, VA. Our Provider Team Light Wave Dentals team of Providers are passionate and hard working. Our doctors and staff build strong and ...
ZipRecruiter - 61 days ago

General Dentist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for General Dentist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for General Dentist in each city.
Click to see the salary for General Dentist in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $170,824
Washington, DC $152,129
Miami, FL $133,039
Chicago, IL $144,981
Boston, MA $153,974
New York, NY $164,401
Dallas, TX $135,771
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What is the average salary for General Dentist in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of General Dentist in the United States. The base salary for General Dentist ranges from $121,244 to $155,471 with the average base salary of $136,659. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $127,190 to $168,532 with the average total cash compensation of $145,045.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $136,659 $121,244 - $155,471
Bonus $8,385 $5,946 - $13,060
Total Pay $145,045 $127,190 - $168,532
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What's the difference between Dentist and General Dentist?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of General Dentist is $136,659, and the average salary of Dentist is $159,064. The average salary of Dentist is higher than General Dentist. ( 2020-10-28 )
I am a General Dentist, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for General Dentist. a General Dentist Salary in New Britain, CT is $147,593 as of October 28, 2020; a General Dentist Salary in Barnstable, MA is $144,110 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 )
Why does the salary of a General Dentist vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 )
What are the Pay Factors for General Dentist?
Salary ranges for a General Dentist can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 )
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Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2020-10-28 )

Last Update: October 28, 2020