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Highest Paying States for Other Specialists Dentists

The highest paying states for other specialists 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 other specialists dentists in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $198,170, Kentucky is the highest paying state for other specialists dentists. It is followed by Texas (average annual salary $194,080). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of other specialists dentists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Specialists Dentists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Kentucky
$198,170
$132,950 40
2 Texas
$194,080
$86,800 470
3 Louisiana
$193,210
$84,430 80
4 Missouri
$189,700
$84,550 60
5 Wisconsin
$185,010
$58,900 60
6 Ohio
$184,830
$88,120 330
7 Washington
$183,650
$136,750 130
8 New Mexico
$183,480
$122,480 60
9 Virginia
$181,090
$142,760 80
10 Alabama
$179,950
$109,970 40
11 Minnesota
$177,990
$68,490 50
12 Arizona
$175,750
$132,450 100
13 Tennessee
$175,470
$63,530 50
14 New York
$174,020
$70,950 360
15 Michigan
$172,490
$35,150 140
16 Florida
$171,060
$122,880 310
17 Arkansas
$171,010
$47,880 30
18 North Carolina
$170,800
$149,950 160
19 District of Columbia
$166,140
$50,800 30
20 Oklahoma
$157,000
$119,010 40
21 South Carolina
$152,670
$124,790 40
22 Maryland
$152,460
$52,180 110
23 Georgia
$151,710
$132,970 230
24 Pennsylvania
$149,370
$57,410 100
25 Massachusetts
$148,520
$84,240 80
26 New Jersey
$135,560
$63,790 170
27 Colorado
$133,780
$122,880 40
28 California
$95,440
$33,820 930
29 Indiana
$72,880
$53,510 40
30 Puerto Rico
$37,580
$22,810 60
31 Illinois
$31,180
$25,800 330

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of other specialists dentists in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for other specialists dentists, Top Paying Jobs in America.