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General Dentist Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$80,510
25th Percentile Wage
$108,830
50th Percentile Wage
$156,750
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $156,750. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $108,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $80,510.

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
$156,750
5.10% 6.55%
2016
$148,760
-4.26% -
2015
$155,090
12.77% -
2014
$135,280
-10.27% -
2013
$149,170
1.80% -
2012
$146,490
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Mississippi ranges from $126,820 to $184,710. The highest paying area for general dentists in Mississippi is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $184,710. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Gulfport-Biloxi (mean annual salary $170,990). The lowest paying area is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $126,820.

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




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