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General Dentist Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$91,000
25th Percentile Wage
$119,400
50th Percentile Wage
$173,770
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $173,770. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $119,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $91,000.

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
$173,770
2.92% 18.36%
2016
$168,700
7.40% -
2015
$156,210
5.60% -
2014
$147,460
-4.18% -
2013
$153,620
7.66% -
2012
$141,860
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Michigan ranges from $95,010 to $193,210. The highest paying area for general dentists in Michigan is Flint with a median annual salary of $193,210. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Ann Arbor (mean annual salary $191,100). The lowest paying area is Niles-Benton Harbor with a median annual salary of $95,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flint
$193,210
Ann Arbor
$191,100
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$186,210
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$185,930
South Bend-Mishawaka
$184,970
Monroe
$179,080
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$175,390
Jackson
$174,780
Battle Creek
$173,730
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$170,680
Lansing-East Lansing
$169,860
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$157,240
Kalamazoo-Portage
$154,080
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$146,830
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$132,380
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$126,840
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$119,400
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$116,130
Niles-Benton Harbor
$95,010




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