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General Dentist Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$163,750
25th Percentile Wage
$113,420
10th Percentile Wage
$71,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $163,750. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $113,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $71,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$78.73
25th Percentile Wage
$54.53
10th Percentile Wage
$34.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $78.73. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $54.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.44.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $163,750 -3.63%
2013 $169,910 12.40%
2012 $151,170 -4.89%
2011 $158,940 3.71%
2010 $153,250 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for general dentists in state of Wisconsin from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 6.85%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 12.40%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 3.71% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-4.89%).

Table 4. Average General Dentist Wage in Wisconsin vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
General Dentists
$163,750
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$54,400
Optometrists
$94,210
Pharmacists
$126,970
General Pediatricians
$184,000
Physician Assistants
$92,000
Podiatrists
$167,140

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of General Dentists in Wisconsin Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $105,680 to $186,060. The highest paying area for general dentists in Wisconsin is Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $186,060. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is La Crosse (mean annual salary $182,400). The lowest paying area is Oshkosh-Neenah with a median annual salary of $105,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$186,060
La Crosse
$182,400
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$171,700
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$170,870
Duluth
$170,570
Madison
$168,190
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$154,280
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$154,190
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$140,420
Sheboygan
$129,970
Oshkosh-Neenah
$105,680

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