Dentist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of dentists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare dentist salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Dentists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,740
25th Percentile Wage
$62,050
50th Percentile Wage
$112,660
75th Percentile Wage
$151,650
90th Percentile Wage
$183,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dentists in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) dentists is $183,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $112,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid dentists is $48,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of dentists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$112,660
4.54% 44.86%
2016
$107,550
-20.67% -
2015
$129,780
3.15% -
2014
$125,690
17.82% -
2013
$103,290
39.86% -
2012
$62,120
- -

Compare Dentist Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of dentists in nine industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for dentist occupations is the educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $123,900. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - local government owned industry (annual salary $93,080). For detailed dentist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$123,900
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$117,340
Educational Services
$112,660
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$111,670
Educational Services - State government owned
$108,820
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$107,290
Educational Services - Local government owned
$101,880
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$100,980
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$93,080

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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