Dentist salary in California

Average salary
Based on 492 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Dentists make?
The average total salary for a Dentist is $107,500 per year. This is based on data from 492 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Dentist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Dentist salary can vary between $26,000 to $225,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Dentist salary by company

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Salary range**
Western Dental Services, California
44 income tax records
$31K – $212K
US Department Of Defense, California
57 income tax records
$37K – $195K

Dentist demographics in California

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51% are single
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49% are married
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34% have kids
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55% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Dentists in California

492 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a dentist in California is $107,500 per year. Dentist salaries in California can vary between $26,000 to $225,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 492 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as dentist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for dentists in California: Sacramento, CA ($126,500 a year), Fresno, CA ($126,000 a year), and San Francisco, CA ($115,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.