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General Dentist Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for general dentists in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general dentists amongst West Virginia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,090
25th Percentile Wage
$107,240
50th Percentile Wage
$131,460
75th Percentile Wage
$202,320
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general dentists in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $202,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $131,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general dentists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$131,460
0.21% -29.04%
2016
$131,190
-5.54% -
2015
$138,460
-3.86% -
2014
$143,810
-14.50% -
2013
$164,660
-3.02% -
2012
$169,630
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of General Dentists in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general dentists in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general dentists in state of West Virginia ranges from $98,220 to $206,980. The highest paying area for general dentists in West Virginia is Morgantown with a median annual salary of $206,980. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Hagerstown-Martinsburg (mean annual salary $185,270). The lowest paying area is Cumberland with a median annual salary of $98,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Morgantown
$206,980
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$185,270
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$171,420
Wheeling
$158,940
Huntington-Ashland
$154,330
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$148,770
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$147,470
Winchester
$127,030
Charleston
$124,710
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$106,140
Cumberland
$98,220




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