5 best, worst-paying states for dentists in 2022

Delaware is the highest-paying state in the U.S. for dentists, while Idaho is the lowest-paying state, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists 2022 pay statistics for several dental roles. 

Here are the top five highest and lowest paying states for dentists in 2022: 


Delaware: $233,860

New Hampshire: $225,140

Oregon: $207,370

Rhode Island: $206,600

Connecticut: $197,910


Idaho: $124,750

South Carolina: $132,830

Utah: $134,570

Kentucky: $136,480

Illinois: $136,930

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