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General Dentist Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$90,270
25th Percentile Wage
$119,110
50th Percentile Wage
$151,770
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $151,770. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $119,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $90,270.

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
$151,770
5.77% 17.05%
2016
$143,010
-1.84% -
2015
$145,640
-10.60% -
2014
$161,080
7.93% -
2013
$148,310
15.11% -
2012
$125,900
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Missouri ranges from $73,910 to $200,710. The highest paying area for general dentists in Missouri is St Joseph with a median annual salary of $200,710. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $157,870). The lowest paying area is Cape Girardeau-Jackson with a median annual salary of $73,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Joseph
$200,710
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$157,870
Kansas City
$157,290
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$147,980
St Louis
$144,370
Columbia
$144,130
Springfield
$138,540
Jefferson City
$133,430
Joplin
$127,150
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$98,470
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$88,670
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$73,910




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