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General Dentist Salary Information in North Carolina

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 cities 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 North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$113,150
25th Percentile Wage
$156,740
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 $156,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $113,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54.40
25th Percentile Wage
$75.34
50th Percentile Wage
$84.72
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $84.72. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $75.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54.40.

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of General Dentists in North Carolina Cities

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 $136,550 to $194,960. The highest paying area for general dentists in North Carolina is Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton with a median annual salary of $194,960. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Fayetteville (mean annual salary $187,790). The lowest paying area is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $136,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$194,960
Fayetteville
$187,790
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$185,880
Wilmington
$185,290
Raleigh-Cary
$179,940
Asheville
$178,970
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$174,230
Winston-Salem
$169,580
Burlington
$157,160
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$156,740
Greenville
$145,430
Durham-Chapel Hill
$136,550



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