Average Dentist Salary by State

Mean annual wage for dentists in every U.S. state
Rank State 2018 Average Salary 2017 Average Salary 2016 Average Salary 2015 Average Salary 2014 Average Salary 2013 Average Salary 5-Year Change
32 Alabama $171,900 $181,240 $183,480 $174,870 $173,220 $186,430 -8
2 Alaska $259,350 $237,140 $234,240 $217,120 $205,880 $208,650 24
20 Arizona $186,870 $175,310 $168,710 $155,940 $141,890 $154,260 21
37 Arkansas $165,480 $170,440 $185,170 $171,450 $160,520 $152,200 9
44 California $151,490 $157,890 $164,330 $170,490 $155,270 $147,750 3
28 Colorado $174,930 $168,110 $175,210 $178,710 $158,050 $143,910 22
6 Connecticut $213,390 $212,840 $205,310 $188,580 $183,460 $192,870 11
1 Delaware $264,440 $257,290 $236,130 $227,160 $224,830 $226,910 17
36 Florida $167,270 $166,610 $166,180 $170,270 $163,570 $153,260 9
27 Georgia $176,600 $181,690 $173,850 $177,540 $190,620 $189,550 -7
16 Hawaii $196,690 $174,070 $179,920 $154,880 $167,470 $152,810 29
31 Idaho $172,020 $187,800 $191,250 $191,140 $169,360 $154,810 11
33 Illinois $171,590 $161,270 $156,150 $149,400 $141,980 $133,260 29
24 Indiana $183,800 $185,820 $162,390 $146,760 $143,780 $157,930 16
19 Iowa $187,570 $193,130 $184,910 $185,270 $174,480 $171,610 9
25 Kansas $179,100 $185,600 $177,380 $182,340 $173,720 $152,040 18
40 Kentucky $154,230 $163,390 $176,730 $168,460 $150,950 $157,290 -2
49 Louisiana $124,020 $115,050 $126,030 $139,080 $148,240 $144,460 -14
11 Maine $203,920 $179,920 $191,200 $185,290 $203,890 $194,990 5
43 Maryland $151,950 $154,010 $165,140 $158,310 $159,830 $151,640 0
26 Massachusetts $177,410 $175,580 $188,020 $179,390 $175,280 $170,290 4
14 Michigan $197,490 $187,430 $172,270 $169,080 $161,040 $166,070 19
4 Minnesota $227,280 $210,320 $205,810 $193,320 $193,690 $193,100 18
42 Mississippi $153,810 $182,520 $172,600 $178,610 $152,490 $164,110 -6
17 Missouri $191,240 $180,350 $172,720 $166,000 $168,650 $165,930 15
34 Montana $170,260 $161,060 $176,050 $147,250 $130,390 $131,120 30
47 Nebraska $135,080 $148,230 $158,770 $153,460 $151,130 $162,710 -17
10 Nevada $210,710 $209,360 $210,690 $195,360 $144,770 $128,920 63
5 New Hampshire $226,300 $219,920 $220,480 $217,790 $218,230 $229,040 -1
35 New Jersey $169,990 $164,310 $151,750 $166,700 $156,640 $153,690 11
29 New Mexico $173,610 $167,720 $167,650 $170,570 $187,920 $175,020 -1
38 New York $164,520 $168,120 $170,300 $173,980 $164,030 $160,950 2
9 North Carolina $212,160 $225,890 $236,020 $211,370 $205,820 $187,210 13
8 North Dakota $212,380 $238,170 $202,240 $214,450 $183,600 $208,960 2
15 Ohio $197,150 $187,770 $193,430 $191,270 $186,100 $188,800 4
39 Oklahoma $156,060 $161,010 $168,820 $155,250 $147,820 $143,910 8
18 Oregon $190,690 $202,030 $192,280 $193,960 $169,110 $178,170 7
41 Pennsylvania $153,950 $138,200 $140,340 $150,620 $166,690 $164,890 -7
3 Rhode Island $254,190 $206,520 $162,070 $180,220 $183,180 $168,290 51
30 South Carolina $172,780 $192,800 $191,520 $195,350 $183,150 $169,390 2
13 South Dakota $198,170 $179,960 $160,480 $153,880 $164,590 $171,850 15
21 Tennessee $186,670 $184,760 $187,500 $176,080 $172,850 $190,380 -2
22 Texas $185,680 $172,890 $171,850 $171,870 $185,760 $186,520 0
46 Utah $138,970 $128,770 $127,480 $121,340 $112,990 $113,630 22
N/A Vermont N/A $174,090 $185,560 $180,970 $204,760 $215,410 #N/A
12 Virginia $199,870 $185,890 $177,640 $156,040 $158,780 $165,400 21
23 Washington $184,780 $187,110 $184,190 $182,990 $177,890 $194,390 -5
45 West Virginia $139,170 $160,350 $162,690 $163,610 $169,590 $177,740 -22
7 Wisconsin $213,210 $217,800 $210,300 $203,570 $178,180 $177,430 20
48 Wyoming $125,120 $143,210 $175,350 $171,340 $183,490 $176,920 -29
Share this post: