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General Dentist Salary Information in Washington

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$80,060
25th Percentile Wage
$136,620
50th Percentile Wage
$172,060
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $172,060. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $136,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $80,060.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general dentists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2017
$172,060
3.86% 5.00%
2016
$165,420
1.80% -
2015
$162,450
-0.62% -
2014
$163,450
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of General Dentists in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Washington ranges from $156,250 to $203,230. The highest paying area for general dentists in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $203,230. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Yakima (mean annual salary $184,810). The lowest paying area is Tacoma with a median annual salary of $156,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$203,230
Yakima
$184,810
Spokane
$177,860
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$175,890
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$172,770
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$171,360
Olympia
$171,290
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$171,000
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$169,080
Longview
$168,060
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$162,970
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$162,120
Bellingham
$162,070
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$159,970
Tacoma
$156,250




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