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General Dentist Salary Information in Jackson, Mississippi

The annual and hourly salary statistics of general dentists in Jackson, Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of general dentists in Jackson is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of General Dentists in Jackson, Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$78,840
25th Percentile Wage
$96,080
50th Percentile Wage
$158,010
75th Percentile Wage
$177,600
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Jackson, Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $177,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $158,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $78,840.

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
$158,010
15.81% 28.08%
2016
$133,030
-20.15% -
2015
$159,830
14.28% -
2014
$137,000
-3.51% -
2013
$141,810
19.86% -
2012
$113,640
- -

Table 3. Compare General Dentist Salary in Jackson with Other Mississippi Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $158,010 in Jackson is in the middle of salary range for general dentists in state of Mississippi. In comparison, the annual salary of general dentists in Jackson is 14.5 percent (14.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area and 19.7 percent (19.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$184,710
Gulfport-Biloxi
$170,990
Jackson
$158,010
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$155,060
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$148,800
Hattiesburg
$127,650
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$126,820



See also: Top paying jobs in Jackson, Mississippi.