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Dentists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $98.42
Statewide median: $23.00

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Dentists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$56.55 $77.96 >$100
Minnesota
$76.19 $98.42 >$100
Central Minnesota
$75.33 $90.16 >$100
Northeast Minnesota
$68.59 $83.08 >$100
Northwest Minnesota
$56.70 $84.08 >$100
Southeast Minnesota
$63.82 $89.39 >$100
Southwest Minnesota
$83.70 >$100 >$100
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$78.44 $101.10 >$100

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,690 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Dentists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 901 new Dentists to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Dentists
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 136,900 147,400 10,400 7.6%
Minnesota 2,062 2,304 242 11.7%
Central Minnesota 208 238 30 14.4%
Northeast Minnesota 76 82 6 7.9%
Northwest Minnesota 127 136 9 7.1%
Southeast Minnesota 183 200 17 9.3%
Southwest Minnesota 170 191 21 12.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,295 1,455 160 12.4%


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