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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 amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of General Dentists in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,840
25th Percentile Wage
$99,200
50th Percentile Wage
$140,590
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 $140,590. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $99,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.25
25th Percentile Wage
$47.69
50th Percentile Wage
$67.59
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $67.59. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $47.69. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.25.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general dentists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016140,5909.66%-17.00%
2015127,010-0.13%-
2014127,180-8.09%-
2013137,470-19.66%-
2012164,490--

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 $101,750 to $170,350. The highest paying area for general dentists in Indiana is Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $170,350. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Fort Wayne (mean annual salary $170,020). The lowest paying area is Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $101,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$170,350
Fort Wayne
$170,020
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$156,750
Kokomo
$147,880
Gary
$144,340
Muncie
$134,480
Elkhart-Goshen
$131,660
Indianapolis-Carmel
$117,970
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$101,750


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