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General Dentist Salary Information in Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,340
25th Percentile Wage
$111,960
50th Percentile Wage
$140,040
75th Percentile Wage
$202,320
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $202,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $140,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,340.

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
$140,040
-8.65% 5.01%
2016
$152,160
6.12% -
2015
$142,850
9.43% -
2014
$129,380
-7.64% -
2013
$139,260
4.48% -
2012
$133,020
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Kentucky ranges from $79,680 to $181,800. The highest paying area for general dentists in Kentucky is Elizabethtown with a median annual salary of $181,800. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $179,980). The lowest paying area is Bowling Green with a median annual salary of $79,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Elizabethtown
$181,800
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$179,980
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$167,030
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$165,330
Evansville
$143,200
Lexington-Fayette
$142,210
Louisville-Jefferson County
$132,830
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$123,660
Bowling Green
$79,680




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