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General Dentist Salary Information in Florida

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,880
25th Percentile Wage
$87,520
50th Percentile Wage
$138,360
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $138,360. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $87,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,880.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.75
25th Percentile Wage
$42.07
50th Percentile Wage
$66.52
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $66.52. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $42.07. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.75.

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
2016138,360-3.74%6.27%
2015143,530-0.03%-
2014143,5805.59%-
2013135,5604.33%-
2012129,690--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Florida ranges from $76,080 to $178,930. The highest paying area for general dentists in Florida is Jacksonville with a median annual salary of $178,930. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $175,350). The lowest paying area is Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jacksonville
$178,930
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$175,350
Tallahassee
$174,200
Ocala
$169,410
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$167,040
Punta Gorda
$164,230
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$160,290
Port St Lucie
$159,320
Gainesville
$153,380
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$153,160
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$152,730
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$142,070
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$141,280
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$139,250
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$134,320
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$130,580
Naples-Marco Island
$121,840
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$119,480
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$114,050
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$101,820
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$101,040
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$100,410
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$88,810
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$76,080


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