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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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$108,360
25th Percentile Wage
$132,000
50th Percentile Wage
$193,670
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $193,670. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $132,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $108,360.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52.10
25th Percentile Wage
$63.46
50th Percentile Wage
$93.11
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general dentists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $93.11. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $63.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52.10.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general dentists from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016193,67015.45%21.94%
2014163,750-3.76%-
2013169,91011.03%-
2012151,170--

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

Table 3 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 $119,360 to $197,980. The highest paying area for general dentists in Wisconsin is South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $197,980. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Racine (mean annual salary $195,780). The lowest paying area is La Crosse with a median annual salary of $119,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$197,980
Racine
$195,780
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$182,860
Duluth
$181,130
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$177,160
Appleton
$176,130
Madison
$175,910
Lake County-Kenosha County
$159,480
Janesville
$156,650
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$154,190
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$150,220
Eau Claire
$148,100
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$140,420
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$139,090
Oshkosh-Neenah
$134,380
Green Bay
$132,520
La Crosse
$119,360


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