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General Dentist Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists among Massachusetts 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$151,220
25th Percentile Wage
$111,520
10th Percentile Wage
$89,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $151,220. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $111,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $89,250.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$72.70
25th Percentile Wage
$53.62
10th Percentile Wage
$42.91

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $72.70. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $53.62. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42.91.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $151,220 4.99%
2013 $144,030 -3.07%
2012 $148,590 0.49%
2011 $147,870 -0.11%
2010 $148,040 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for general dentists in state of Massachusetts from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 2.15%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -3.07%.We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 0.49% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -0.11%.

Table 4. Average General Dentist Wage in Massachusetts vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
General Dentists
$151,220
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$58,080
Optometrists
$106,070
Pharmacists
$115,250
General Pediatricians
$171,670
Psychiatrists
$175,150
Other Physicians and Surgeons
$160,970

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of General Dentists in Massachusetts Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Massachusetts ranges from $71,030 to $187,080. The highest paying area for general dentists in Massachusetts is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $187,080. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Worcester (mean annual salary $181,130). The lowest paying area is New Bedford with a median annual salary of $71,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$187,080
Worcester
$181,130
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$163,180
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$159,470
Springfield
$157,910
Barnstable Town
$150,630
Framingham
$142,090
Peabody
$134,990
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$129,870
New Bedford
$71,030

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