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General Dentist Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists amongst Colorado 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 Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,020
25th Percentile Wage
$113,070
50th Percentile Wage
$155,900
75th Percentile Wage
$165,390
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $165,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $155,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $83,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39.90
25th Percentile Wage
$54.36
50th Percentile Wage
$74.95
75th Percentile Wage
$79.51
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $79.51. The median hourly salary is $74.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39.90.

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
2016155,900-1.49%22.21%
2015158,2309.37%-
2014143,4009.71%-
2013129,4806.34%-
2012121,270--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Colorado ranges from $77,710 to $190,090. The highest paying area for general dentists in Colorado is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $190,090. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Pueblo (mean annual salary $185,280). The lowest paying area is Grand Junction with a median annual salary of $77,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Colorado Springs
$190,090
Pueblo
$185,280
Boulder
$179,700
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$156,860
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$153,300
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$79,900
Grand Junction
$77,710


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