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General Dentist Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists among Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$172,750
25th Percentile Wage
$135,950
10th Percentile Wage
$78,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $172,750. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $135,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $78,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$83.05
25th Percentile Wage
$65.36
10th Percentile Wage
$37.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $83.05. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $65.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.54.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $172,750 8.90%
2013 $158,630 32.17%
2012 $120,020 -1.90%
2011 $122,340 -14.54%
2010 $143,150 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for general dentists in state of Rhode Island from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 20.68%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 32.17%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average General Dentist Wage in Rhode Island vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
General Dentists
$172,750
Other Specialists Dentists
$146,630
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$63,940
Optometrists
$111,200
Pharmacists
$114,460
Family and General Practitioners
$185,330
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$142,630

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