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General Dentist Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists among Indiana 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 Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,380
25th Percentile Wage
$120,270
50th Percentile Wage
$158,960
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $158,960. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $120,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $83,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general dentists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$158,960
11.56% -3.48%
2016
$140,590
9.66% -
2015
$127,010
-0.13% -
2014
$127,180
-8.09% -
2013
$137,470
-19.66% -
2012
$164,490
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Indiana ranges from $117,820 to $199,510. The highest paying area for general dentists in Indiana is Gary with a median annual salary of $199,510. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $176,670). The lowest paying area is Elkhart-Goshen with a median annual salary of $117,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gary
$199,510
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$176,670
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$170,350
Fort Wayne
$170,020
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$155,550
Kokomo
$147,880
Indianapolis-Carmel
$137,530
Muncie
$134,480
Elkhart-Goshen
$117,820




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