Other Specialist Dentist Salary Information in California

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Specialists Dentists in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,820
25th Percentile Wage
$36,700
50th Percentile Wage
$95,440
75th Percentile Wage
$184,000
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other specialists dentists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $184,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,820.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.26
25th Percentile Wage
$17.64
50th Percentile Wage
$45.89
75th Percentile Wage
$88.46
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other specialists dentists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $88.46. The median hourly salary is $45.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.26.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201695,4406.38%-28.73%
201589,350-37.26%-
2014122,640-8.89%-
2013133,5408.00%-
2012122,860--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Specialists Dentists in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other specialists dentists in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other specialists dentists in state of California ranges from $36,480 to $136,720. The highest paying area for other specialists dentists in California is San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $136,720. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale (mean annual salary $126,770). The lowest paying area is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $36,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$136,720
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$126,770
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$122,760
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$110,750
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$109,480
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$36,700
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$36,480


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