Dentist Salary

The average salary for a Dentist in the UK is:


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A dentist has been described as a necessary evil, in as much that no-one enjoys going but we all need them in our lives. They will help make your teeth better.

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Dentist Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £76,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £58,583, based on 108 respondents (a difference of -23% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £59,437, based on 103 respondents (a difference of 1% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £63,920, based on 67 respondents (a difference of 8% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £65,421, based on 36 respondents (a difference of 2% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Dentist based on all salary survey responses is: £50,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Dentist is £29.86.

Assorted Dentist Salary Information

£50,000South East8-May-15
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
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Dentist Salary By UK Region

£51,979East of England
£67,637South East
£52,723Yorkshire and North East
£63,510South West
£55,794North West
£50,000Northern Ireland

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Dentist, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £44,790 for a worker in their 20s, £58,526 (30s), £69,276 (40s) and £69,276 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Dentist is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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