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Highest Paying Cities for General Dentists

The top 100 highest paying cities for general dentists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of general dentists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $207,730, Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, USA is the highest paying city for general dentists. It is followed by Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut (average annual salary $207,600). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of general dentists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for General Dentists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, USA
$207,730
60
2 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$207,600
320
3 Morgantown, West Virginia
$206,980
50
4 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$206,130
200
5 Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$205,930
n/a
6 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$205,730
390
7 Watertown-Fort Drum, USA
$205,150
50
8 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$204,710
710
9 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$204,530
1,290
10 South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$203,870
60
11 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$203,230
90
12 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$202,330
40
13 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$201,840
80
14 Columbus, Ohio
$201,840
600
15 Bend, Oregon
$201,330
70
16 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$201,120
70
17 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$200,730
60
18 St Joseph, Missouri
$200,710
40
19 Napa, California
$200,250
50
20 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$199,910
150
21 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$199,820
170
22 Bloomington, USA
$199,620
110
23 Gary, Indiana
$199,510
140
24 Port St Lucie, Florida
$198,690
100
25 Erie, Pennsylvania
$198,510
60
26 St Cloud, Minnesota
$198,050
80
27 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$197,980
120
28 Longview, Texas
$197,860
60
29 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$197,450
50
30 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$196,670
100
31 Racine, Wisconsin
$196,610
90
32 Manchester, New Hampshire
$196,100
150
33 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$195,890
50
34 Salem, Oregon
$194,870
60
35 State College, Pennsylvania
$194,750
40
36 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$194,270
30
37 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$193,480
260
38 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$193,480
50
39 Flint, Michigan
$193,210
240
40 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$193,050
370
41 Boulder, Colorado
$192,760
90
42 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$192,690
60
43 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$192,470
440
44 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$191,860
50
45 Fort Smith, Oklahoma
$191,750
90
46 Madison, Wisconsin
$191,480
290
47 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$191,100
110
48 Abilene, Texas
$190,710
50
49 Rockford, Illinois
$189,510
150
50 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$189,020
150
51 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$188,880
50
52 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$188,040
490
53 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$186,870
70
54 Binghamton, New York
$186,850
50
55 Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$186,800
50
56 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$186,560
80
57 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$186,480
60
58 Jonesboro, Arkansas
$186,280
40
59 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$186,210
70
60 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$185,930
470
61 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
$185,760
120
62 San Rafael, USA
$185,440
n/a
63 Wilmington, North Carolina
$185,290
130
64 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$185,270
50
65 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$185,130
540
66 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$184,970
90
67 Yakima, Washington
$184,810
70
68 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$184,710
50
69 Cleveland, Tennessee
$184,480
n/a
70 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia
$184,290
60
71 Akron, Ohio
$183,600
210
72 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$183,150
150
73 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$183,060
100
74 Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$182,940
50
75 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$182,840
90
76 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$182,750
1,100
77 Memphis, Tennessee
$182,530
280
78 Punta Gorda, Florida
$182,090
50
79 Elizabethtown, Kentucky
$181,800
60
80 Wichita Falls, Texas
$180,720
70
81 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
$180,600
50
82 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$180,160
100
83 South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$179,980
100
84 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$179,940
580
85 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$179,600
110
86 Gainesville, Georgia
$179,510
40
87 Monroe, Michigan
$179,080
30
88 Asheville, North Carolina
$178,970
150
89 Toledo, Ohio
$178,840
210
90 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$178,560
90
91 Spokane, Washington
$177,860
190
92 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$177,140
200
93 Fargo, North Dakota
$176,690
70
94 Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$176,670
40
95 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$176,530
130
96 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$176,510
60
97 Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, USA
$176,500
90
98 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$176,440
1,940
99 Sumter, South Carolina
$176,310
30
100 Appleton, Wisconsin
$176,130
80
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