Mean wage for dentists across 50 states: Delaware ranks as No. 1 at $236k

Delaware ranks as the highest paying state for dentists, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016 data.

Here is the breakdown of the mean wage for dentists by state, listed alphabetically:

1. Alaska: $234,240
2. Alabama: $183,480
3. Arizona: $168,710
4. Arkansas: $185,170
5. California: $164,330
6. Colorado: $175,210
7. Connecticut: $205,310
8. Delaware: $236,130
9. Florida: $166,180
10. Georgia: $173,850
11. Hawaii: $179,920
12. Idaho: $191,250
13. Illinois: $156,150
14. Indiana: $162,390
15. Iowa: $184,910
16. Kansas: $177,380
17. Kentucky: $176,730
18. Louisiana: $126,030
19. Maine: $191,200
20. Maryland: $165,140
21. Massachusetts: $188,020
22. Michigan: $172, 270
23. Minnesota: $205,810
24. Mississippi: $172,600
25. Missouri; $172,720
26. Montana: $176,050
27. Nebraska: $158,990
28. Nevada: $210,690
29. New Hampshire: $220,480
30. New Jersey: $151,750
31. New Mexico: $167,650
32. New York: $170,300
33. North Carolina: $236,020
34. North Dakota: $202,240
35. Ohio: $193,430
36. Oklahoma: $168,820
37. Oregon: $192,280
38. Pennsylvania: $140,340
39. Rhode Island: $162,070
40. South Carolina: $191,520
41. South Dakota: $160,480
42. Tennessee: $187,500
43. Texas: $171,850
44. Utah: $127,480
45. Vermont: $185,560
46. Virginia: $177,640
47. Washington: $184,190
48. West Virginia: $162,690
49. Wisconsin: $210,300
50. Wyoming: $175,350

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