The salary statistics of general dentists in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare general dentist salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) general dentists is $159,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $98,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid general dentists is $62,660.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general dentists in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||1-Year Growth|
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .