Top-paying dental jobs vs. top-paying physician specialties

Here are the top four highest-paying dental jobs compared to the top four highest-paying physician specialities and their salaries:


1. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon: $208,000

2. Orthodontist: $208,000

3. Dentist: $160,370

4. Prosthodontist: $100,950

Physician specialties

1. Neurosurgeons: $788,313

2. Thoracic surgeons: $706,775

3. Orthopedic surgeons: $624,043

4. Plastic surgeons: $571,373

Dental profession salaries were included in U.S. News and World Report's 2023 best-paying jobs list.

Salaries for physician specialties were collected as part of Doximity's "2023 Physician Compensation Report."

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