The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists amongst North Carolina 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$102,000|
|25th Percentile Wage||$146,350|
|50th Percentile Wage||$176,220|
|75th Percentile Wage||No Data|
|90th Percentile Wage||No Data|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $176,220. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $146,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $102,000.
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of North Carolina ranges from $124,190 to $206,130. The highest paying area for general dentists in North Carolina is Greensboro-High Point with a median annual salary of $206,130. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $199,910). The lowest paying area is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $124,190.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Greensboro-High Point|| |
|Durham-Chapel Hill|| |
|Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Rocky Mount|| |
|Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |