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How much does a Dentist make in the United States?

Average base salary
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8.2k salaries reported, updated at May 28, 2020
$204,869
per year
The average salary for a dentist is $204,869 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Loan assistance
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Green card sponsorship
  • Loan repayment program
  • 401(k)

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Most common benefits for Dentists

  • Loan assistance
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Green card sponsorship
  • Loan repayment program
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance

Salary satisfaction

Based on 178 ratings

61% of Dentists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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