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General Dentist Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists amongst New York 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of General Dentists in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$144,410
25th Percentile Wage
$122,740
10th Percentile Wage
$103,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $144,410. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $122,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $103,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$69.43
25th Percentile Wage
$59.01
10th Percentile Wage
$49.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $69.43. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $59.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49.71.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $144,410 2.72%
2013 $140,580 0.94%
2012 $139,270 1.32%
2011 $137,460 -0.88%
2010 $138,680 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for general dentists in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 4.13%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.94%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 1.32% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -0.88%.

Table 4. Average General Dentist Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
General Dentists
$144,410
Other Specialists Dentists
$140,930
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$60,220
Optometrists
$114,020
Pharmacists
$118,770
Family and General Practitioners
$176,580
General Internists
$174,410

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of General Dentists in New York Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of New York ranges from $124,320 to $159,410. The highest paying area for general dentists in New York is Syracuse with a median annual salary of $159,410. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Albany-Schenectady-Troy (mean annual salary $158,520). The lowest paying area is Kingston with a median annual salary of $124,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Syracuse
$159,410
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$158,520
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$154,050
Nassau-Suffolk
$148,940
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$147,100
Elmira
$144,560
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$142,220
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$140,400
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$139,820
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$128,330
Utica-Rome
$127,260
Kingston
$124,320

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