Dentists make a median annual salary of $159,770 or $76.82 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016.
That means that half of the dentists earn more than the median and half earn less.
Do dentists earn a lot of money?
Dentists in some places are so well compensated that they earn more than the average doctor. According to a 2012 report in The Journal of the American Medical Association, the average hourly wage of a dentist in America is $69.60 vs. $67.30 for a physician. As recently as 1996, dentists were making less than doctors.
What is the highest paid dentist?
The states and districts that pay Dentists the highest mean salary are Delaware ($257,290), North Dakota ($238,170), Alaska ($237,140), North Carolina ($225,890), and New Hampshire ($219,920).
How much do Dentist earn in Dubai?
The average salary of Dentist in Dubai (UAE): The average salary for a Dentist in Dubai and as well as in Abu Dhabi is AED 186,524 per year. The Hospital offers an attractive salary and also incentives package. Monthly income for dentists starts at 80k and upwards.