Dentist salary in 2020, per state ― Rhode Island is No. 1

General dentists in Rhode Island made the highest annual salary in 2020, according to estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics cited by the American Dental Association.

According to BLS data pulled March 31, the average U.S. general dentist's mean wage was $180,830 in 2020.

Dentist salary average, per state:

Alabama: $172,050

Alaska: $242,850

Arizona: $199,660

Arkansas: $163,260

California: $160,300

Colorado: $184,550

Connecticut: $221,440

Delaware: N/A

District of Columbia: N/A

Florida: $180,920

Georgia: $175,880

Hawaii: $202,890

Idaho: $206,360

Illinois: $198,480

Indiana: $171,730

Iowa: $169,990

Kansas: $170,710

Kentucky: $128,850

Louisiana: $145,980

Maine: $236,060

Maryland: $180,600

Massachusetts: $205,160

Michigan: $213,250

Minnesota: $213,310

Mississippi: $168,250

Missouri: $157,030

Montana: $171,950

Nebraska: $178,490

Nevada: $203,450

New Hampshire: $222,430

New Jersey: $177,570

New Mexico: $166,910

New York: $170,350

North Carolina: $178,980

North Dakota: $203,890

Ohio: $196,920

Oklahoma: $182,190

Oregon: $215,750

Pennsylvania: $155,360

Rhode Island: $258,920

South Carolina: $159,810

South Dakota: $187,850

Tennessee: $167,460

Texas: $184,410

Utah: $147,730

Vermont: $254,190

Virginia: $196,890

Washington: $187,520

West Virginia: $127,950

Wisconsin: $200,640

Wyoming: $133,750

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