Dentist salaries in the best states for dental health

Dentists in Wisconsin, the best state for dental health according to rankings from personal finance website WalletHub, have an average salary of $174,810.

Salary data is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and was updated April 25 to reflect information from 2022.

The WalletHub rankings, published Feb. 1, scored states out of 100 points based on two main metrics: dental habits and care and oral health. 

Note: Illinois, Connecticut and Massachusetts were ranked on WalletHub's list but do not have available salary data.


Average salary: $174,810

Score: 74.69

District of Columbia 

Average salary: $183,420 

Score: 73.59


Average salary: $191,090

Score: 73.34

North Dakota 

Average salary: $175,950

Score: 71.38


Average salary: $177,720

Score: 70.45


Average salary: $141,170

Score: 70.19


Average salary: $166,960

Score: 66.37

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