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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 amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,100
25th Percentile Wage
$110,820
50th Percentile Wage
$145,170
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $145,170. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $110,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $83,100.

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
$145,170
-12.03% -2.36%
2016
$162,630
4.65% -
2015
$155,060
2.48% -
2014
$151,220
4.75% -
2013
$144,030
-3.17% -
2012
$148,590
- -

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

Table 3 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 $195,890. The highest paying area for general dentists in Massachusetts is Taunton-Norton-Raynham with a median annual salary of $195,890. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Worcester (mean annual salary $164,890). The lowest paying area is New Bedford with a median annual salary of $71,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$195,890
Worcester
$164,890
Springfield
$163,460
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$159,780
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$153,050
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$139,230
Peabody
$129,640
Framingham
$126,450
Barnstable Town
$125,460
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$124,860
New Bedford
$71,030




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