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General Dentist Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists amongst Arkansas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$75,940
25th Percentile Wage
$106,130
50th Percentile Wage
$166,020
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $166,020. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $106,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $75,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36.51
25th Percentile Wage
$51.02
50th Percentile Wage
$79.81
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $79.81. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $51.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36.51.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general dentists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016166,0209.31%12.90%
2015150,5704.42%-
2014143,9107.99%-
2013132,410-9.21%-
2012144,610--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Arkansas ranges from $74,430 to $186,280. The highest paying area for general dentists in Arkansas is Jonesboro with a median annual salary of $186,280. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $158,060). The lowest paying area is East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jonesboro
$186,280
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$158,060
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$149,030
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$119,480
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$99,470
Hot Springs
$95,930
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$74,430



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