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General Dentist Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists amongst Georgia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,650
25th Percentile Wage
$104,570
50th Percentile Wage
$144,280
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $144,280. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $104,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $70,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general dentists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2017
$144,280
6.70% -9.19%
2016
$134,610
-17.03% -
2015
$157,540
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Georgia ranges from $129,230 to $183,060. The highest paying area for general dentists in Georgia is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $183,060. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Gainesville (mean annual salary $179,510). The lowest paying area is Albany with a median annual salary of $129,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$183,060
Gainesville
$179,510
Rome
$174,050
Athens-Clarke County
$163,350
Macon
$148,480
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$137,160
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$136,970
Dalton
$132,230
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$129,730
Albany
$129,230




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