Dentists are most often employed by the Offices of dentists industry. The average yearly wage for Dentists was $169,288 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Dentists by wage are Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Nurse anesthetists.
Dentists are part of the Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations, along with Chiropractors, Dentists, Dietitians & nutritionists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, Physicians & surgeons, Physician assistants, Podiatrists, Occupational therapists, Physical therapists, Radiation therapists, Recreational therapists, Respiratory therapists, Speechlanguage pathologists, Other therapists, including exercise physiologists, Veterinarians, Registered nurses, Nurse anesthetists, Audiologists, Health diagnosing & treating practitioners, all other, Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives, Clinical laboratory technologists & technicians, Dental hygienists, Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, Emergency medical technicians & paramedics, Health practitioner support technologists & technicians, Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses, Medical records & health information technicians, Opticians, dispensing, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, and Other healthcare practitioners & technical Occupations
The top 3 locations that employ the most Dentists are St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO, Colton, Loma Linda & Grand Terrace Cities PUMA, CA, and Warren, Libertyville (North & East) & Shields Townships PUMA, IL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Dentists are Colton, Loma Linda & Grand Terrace Cities PUMA, CA, St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO, and Worcester County (East Central) PUMA, MA.