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General Dentist Salary Information in Puerto Rico

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of General Dentists in Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$87,850
75th Percentile Wage
$68,030
50th Percentile Wage
$47,510
25th Percentile Wage
$29,000
10th Percentile Wage
$26,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,540.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$42.24
75th Percentile Wage
$32.71
50th Percentile Wage
$22.84
25th Percentile Wage
$13.94
10th Percentile Wage
$12.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.24. The median hourly salary is $22.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.76.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $47,510 -17.85%
2013 $57,830 44.58%
2012 $40,000 -30.89%
2011 $57,880 -0.81%
2010 $58,350 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for general dentists in state of Puerto Rico from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 44.58%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average General Dentist Wage in Puerto Rico vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
General Dentists
$47,510
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$32,820
Optometrists
$46,080
Pharmacists
$86,760
Anesthesiologists
$66,080
Family and General Practitioners
$64,800
General Internists
$67,550

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