Dentist Salary In Ct

The United States has a dental crisis. While most Americans have access to regular dental care, many don’t have access to affordable dental care. For those that do, there are still issues with making sure that the quality of care they receive is at a level they can afford.

The American Dental Association has previously reported that there is a shortage of dentists in the U.S., with some estimates putting it as high as 50%. This means that many people who need dental care can’t get it, and even those who can often have to wait weeks or months for appointments due to overbooking by dentists.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for a dentist in Connecticut is $146,600 per year or $75 per hour.

The average dentist salary in Connecticut is $188,230. The median salary is $186,690, meaning that half of all dentists earn more than that amount and half earn less. The lowest 10% of Connecticut dentists earn an average annual salary of $149,750. The highest 10% of Connecticut dentists earn an average annual salary of $235,800.

Dentist Salary In Ct

How much does a Dentist make in Connecticut?

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The average salary for a dentist is $189,694 per year in Connecticut. 218 salaries reported, updated at July 29, 2022.

Top companies for Dentists in Connecticut

  1. Curative3.758 reviews7 salaries reported$442,512per year
  2. Rewards Dental4.220 reviews15 salaries reported$327,892per year
  3. American Dental Solutions4.150 reviews7 salaries reported$321,221per year
  4. DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions3.076 reviews39 salaries reported$306,891per year
  5. Southern Oak Dental, LLC3.016 reviews5 salaries reported$303,895per year
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Highest paying cities for Dentists in Connecticut

  1. Stamford, CT$203,221 per year30 salaries reported
  2. Hartford, CT$197,990 per year15 salaries reported
  3. New Haven, CT$187,542 per year9 salaries reported
  1. Farmington, CT$182,670 per year7 salaries reported
  2. Bridgeport, CT$181,924 per year7 salaries reported
  3. New Britain, CT$177,335 per year13 salaries reported
  1. New London, CT$175,491 per year8 salaries reported
  2. Waterbury, CT$173,898 per year14 salaries reported
  3. Milford, CT$172,536 per year5 salaries reported

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Most common benefits for Dentists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Green card sponsorship
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Loan assistance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Vision insurance

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Salary satisfaction

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61% of Dentists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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