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General Dentist Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists amongst Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of General Dentists in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,280
25th Percentile Wage
$94,680
50th Percentile Wage
$162,750
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $162,750. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $94,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general dentists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$162,750
-7.02% -14.35%
2016
$174,170
5.95% -
2015
$163,800
-1.69% -
2014
$166,570
-8.92% -
2013
$181,430
-2.58% -
2012
$186,110
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of General Dentists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Alabama ranges from $80,970 to $205,930. The highest paying area for general dentists in Alabama is Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $205,930. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $193,050). The lowest paying area is Anniston-Oxford with a median annual salary of $80,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$205,930
Birmingham-Hoover
$193,050
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$162,130
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$151,530
Montgomery
$136,980
Huntsville
$124,400
Mobile
$114,630
Anniston-Oxford
$80,970




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