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General Dentist Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists among Arizona areas 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$178,800
50th Percentile Wage
$133,640
25th Percentile Wage
$105,070
10th Percentile Wage
$67,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $178,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $133,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $67,460.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$85.96
50th Percentile Wage
$64.25
25th Percentile Wage
$50.52
10th Percentile Wage
$32.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $85.96. The median hourly salary is $64.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.43.

Table 3. Average General Dentist Wage in Arizona vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
General Dentists
$133,640
Other Specialists Dentists
$155,790
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$49,030
Optometrists
$106,450
Pharmacists
$124,970
Family and General Practitioners
$162,910
General Internists
$182,380

Table 4. Median Annual Salary of General Dentists in Arizona Cities

Table 4 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Arizona ranges from $111,360 to $134,870. The highest paying area for general dentists in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $134,870. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Tucson (mean annual salary $127,380). The lowest paying area is Lake Havasu City-Kingman with a median annual salary of $111,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$134,870
Tucson
$127,380
Flagstaff
$121,310
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$120,320
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$111,360

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