Dentist salary in California

Average salary
$100,000/yr
Based on 498 income tax records
$24,500
$213,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$24,500
$213,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Dentists make?
The average total salary for a Dentist is $100,000 per year. This is based on data from 498 TurboTax users who reported their job as Dentist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Dentist salary can vary between $24,500 to $213,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Dentist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Sacramento, CA
12 income tax records
$137,500/yr
$105K – $161K
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Fresno, CA
12 income tax records
$133,000/yr
$91K – $152K
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Fremont, CA
11 income tax records
$128,000/yr
$66K – $162K
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San Diego, CA
37 income tax records
$105,000/yr
$50K – $127K
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San Francisco, CA
32 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$42K – $112K
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San Jose, CA
11 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$40K – $102K
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Los Angeles, CA
28 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$59K – $121K

Dentist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Western Dental Services, California
36 income tax records
$135,000/yr
$61K – $164K
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US Department Of Defense, California
55 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$76K – $128K

Dentist demographics in California

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51% are single
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49% are married
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32% have kids
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49% own a home

Dentist salaries by age in California

$0
$33,625
$67,250
$100,875
$134,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Dentists in California

498 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a dentist in California is $100,000 per year. Dentist salaries in California can vary between $24,500 to $213,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 498 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as dentist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for dentists in California: Sacramento, CA ($137,500 a year), Fresno, CA ($133,000 a year), and Fremont, CA ($128,000 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.