Life As a Dentist
Dentist Example All dentists not listed separately.
Other Dentist Job Titles
- Maxillofacial Pathology
- Pediatric Dentist
Dentist Employment Estimates
In 2016, there was an estimated number of 6,400 jobs in the United States for Dentist. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 14.1% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 900 new jobs for Dentist by 2026. There will be an estimated 300 positions for Dentist per year.
The states with the most job growth for Dentist are Tennessee, Missouri, and Alaska. Watch out if you plan on working in Wyoming, South Dakota, or South Carolina. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
The average yearly salary of a Dentist ranges between $87,250 and $208,000.
Dentists who work in Minnesota, Nebraska, or New Jersey, make the highest salaries.
How much do Dentists make in different U.S. states?
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Where Dentists Are Employed
The table below shows the approximate number of Dentists employed by various industries.
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