General Dentist Salary Information in Maine

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$104,720
25th Percentile Wage
$121,570
50th Percentile Wage
$174,120
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $174,120. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $121,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $104,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50.34
25th Percentile Wage
$58.45
50th Percentile Wage
$83.71
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $83.71. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $58.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50.34.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general dentists from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016174,120-1.43%-5.82%
2015176,610-2.54%-
2013181,090-1.75%-
2012184,260--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Maine ranges from $127,490 to $199,150. The highest paying area for general dentists in Maine is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $199,150. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $190,370). The lowest paying area is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $127,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$199,150
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$190,370
Bangor
$139,760
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$127,490


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