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Average Dentist Salary by State

StateEmployed DentistsAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Alabama1,320$82.72$172,050
Alaska220$116.75$242,850
Arizona2,190$95.99$199,660
Arkansas720$78.49$163,260
California12,040$77.07$160,300
Colorado1,840$88.73$184,550
Connecticut940$106.46$221,440
Delaware280n/an/a
District of Columbia510n/an/a
Florida7,050$86.98$180,920
Georgia2,680$84.56$175,880
Hawaii660$97.55$202,890
Idaho470$99.21$206,360
Illinois3,660$95.42$198,480
Indiana2,110$82.56$171,730
Iowa940$81.73$169,990
Kansas720$82.07$170,710
Kentucky760$61.95$128,850
Louisiana1,130$70.18$145,980
Maine420$113.49$236,060
Maryland1,800$86.83$180,600
Massachusetts1,970$98.63$205,160
Michigan2,540$102.52$213,250
Minnesota1,690$102.55$213,310
Mississippi580$80.89$168,250
Missouri1,770$75.50$157,030
Montana350$82.67$171,950
Nebraska360$85.81$178,490
Nevada720$97.81$203,450
New Hampshire370$106.94$222,430
New Jersey2,390$85.37$177,570
New Mexico630$80.24$166,910
New York6,270$81.90$170,350
North Carolina3,120$86.05$178,980
North Dakota180$98.03$203,890
Ohio3,070$94.67$196,920
Oklahoma1,230$87.59$182,190
Oregon1,500$103.73$215,750
Pennsylvania3,030$74.69$155,360
Rhode Island280$124.48$258,920
South Carolina1,610$76.83$159,810
South Dakota270$90.31$187,850
Tennessee1,090$80.51$167,460
Texas8,480$88.66$184,410
Utah1,310$71.02$147,730
Vermont280$122.21$254,190
Virginia3,090$94.66$196,890
Washington2,910$90.16$187,520
West Virginia410$61.51$127,950
Wisconsin1,650$96.46$200,640
Wyoming300$64.30$133,750

All data above was collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is updated as of May 2020.