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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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,970
25th Percentile Wage
$98,340
50th Percentile Wage
$168,700
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 $168,700. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $98,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $76,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37.00
25th Percentile Wage
$47.28
50th Percentile Wage
$81.11
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $81.11. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $47.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.00.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general dentists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016168,7007.40%15.91%
2015156,2105.60%-
2014147,460-4.18%-
2013153,6207.66%-
2012141,860--

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 $187,710. The highest paying area for general dentists in Michigan is Flint with a median annual salary of $187,710. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $185,000). The lowest paying area is Niles-Benton Harbor with a median annual salary of $95,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flint
$187,710
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$185,000
South Bend-Mishawaka
$184,970
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$167,190
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$166,570
Lansing-East Lansing
$165,250
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$164,520
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$144,960
Ann Arbor
$139,000
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$137,550
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$135,810
Kalamazoo-Portage
$130,870
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$126,840
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$116,130
Niles-Benton Harbor
$95,010



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