The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists amongst Texas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$64,990|
|25th Percentile Wage||$94,780|
|50th Percentile Wage||$150,820|
|75th Percentile Wage||No Data|
|90th Percentile Wage||No Data|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $150,820. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $94,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,990.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general dentists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Texas ranges from $62,140 to $197,860. The highest paying area for general dentists in Texas is Longview with a median annual salary of $197,860. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Abilene (mean annual salary $190,710). The lowest paying area is North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,140.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Wichita Falls|| |
|College Station-Bryan|| |
|Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown|| |
|Corpus Christi|| |
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood|| |
|Beaumont-Port Arthur|| |
|San Antonio-New Braunfels|| |
|El Paso|| |
|Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos|| |
|San Angelo|| |
|Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |