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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 among New York 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 New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$105,910
25th Percentile Wage
$117,510
50th Percentile Wage
$147,000
75th Percentile Wage
$202,210
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $202,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $147,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $105,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50.92
25th Percentile Wage
$56.49
50th Percentile Wage
$70.67
75th Percentile Wage
$97.22
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $97.22. The median hourly salary is $70.67. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50.92.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general dentists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016147,000-1.24%5.26%
2015148,8202.96%-
2014144,4102.65%-
2013140,5800.93%-
2012139,270--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of General Dentists in New York Cities

Table 3 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 $125,030 to $197,310. The highest paying area for general dentists in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $197,310. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Buffalo-Niagara Falls (mean annual salary $194,940). The lowest paying area is Utica-Rome with a median annual salary of $125,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$197,310
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$194,940
Syracuse
$188,030
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$183,520
Binghamton
$178,880
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$168,650
Elmira
$161,110
Rochester
$155,040
Glens Falls
$154,260
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$154,050
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$150,270
Kingston
$146,730
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$145,180
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$139,820
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$136,560
Utica-Rome
$125,030


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