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Dentist Salary Report

DentalPost’s annual dental salary survey report covers pay, benefits, work conditions and more for dentists, including practice owners and associate dentists. The most extensive dental industry survey of its kind, this report features comprehensive data based on responses from 15,000 dental professionals.

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Practice owners cut pay to cover costs

Self-employed dentists cut their own pay 2.25% on average to cover increasing overhead costs and staff salary increases,

Associate dentists’ income increased

The average primary income of associate/employee dentists grew 1% year-over-year.

Job satisfaction is up

Job satisfaction among dentists grew 17% year-over-year to an overwhelming 71.75% saying they are “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with their income.

Nearly a quarter changed practices

23% of associate/employee dentists changed employers in the last 12 months, citing “a more positive work environment” and location among the top reasons.