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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: $81.29
Statewide median: $23.81

 

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


Wages for Dentists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$50.59 $79.87 >$100
Minnesota
$63.73 $81.29 >$100
Central Minnesota
$62.60 $81.11 >$100
Northeast Minnesota
$57.74 $76.50 >$100
Northwest Minnesota
$50.59 $63.80 $81.80
Southeast Minnesota
$62.86 $81.80 >$100
Southwest Minnesota
$58.78 $64.58 $97.96
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$63.96 $81.72 >$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 1,860 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 high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 653 new Dentists to meet market demand between 2020-2030. 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
U S 120,300 130,000 9,800 8.1%
Minnesota 1,980 2,088 108 5.5%
Central Minnesota 217 228 11 5.1%
Northeast Minnesota 55 57 2 3.6%
Northwest Minnesota 167 174 7 4.2%
Southeast Minnesota 150 156 6 4%
Southwest Minnesota 163 171 8 4.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,207 1,277 70 5.8%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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