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General Dentist Salary Information in Grand Junction, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of general dentists in Grand Junction, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of general dentists in Grand Junction is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of General Dentists in Grand Junction, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,580
25th Percentile Wage
$69,710
50th Percentile Wage
$76,610
75th Percentile Wage
$133,520
90th Percentile Wage
$169,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Grand Junction, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $169,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,580.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2017
$76,610
-1.44% -70.84%
2016
$77,710
0.63% -
2015
$77,220
-76.61% -
2014
$136,380
4.03% -
2013
$130,880
- -

Table 3. Compare General Dentist Salary in Grand Junction with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $76,610, Grand Junction is the lowest paying city for general dentists in state of Colorado, following city of Fort Collins-Loveland (median annual salary of $201,840). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of general dentists in Grand Junction is about 62.0 percent (62.0%) lower than that of the highest paying city Fort Collins-Loveland.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Collins-Loveland
$201,840
Boulder
$192,760
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$156,860
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$143,000
Greeley
$131,950
Pueblo
$131,920
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$130,060
Colorado Springs
$121,960
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$79,900
Grand Junction
$76,610



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