Dentists and Dental Specialists Make Lots of Money

by Jim Du Molin

Forbes Says You’re Rich… Are You?

Forbes magazine recently published their annual list of the 25 top-paying jobs in the US – and apparently, it’s good to be a doctor! Only two non-medical professions (CEOs and airline pilots) made it into the top 15.

Orthodontists made more money, on average, than any other dental specialty. The average orthodontist pulled in $177K last year. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons were next on the list, with a typical oral surgeon netting $165K. Then we have the average prosthodontist, taking home $159K. General dentists might not make quite as much, but with an average income of $141K, they’re not doing so bad themselves.

You won’t be surprised to learn that where a dentist lives and works has a lot to do with how much money he or she takes home. Florida is a profitable place to work, as is the DC metro area; but at the same time, so are Wisconsin and Maine.

Other medical professionals are doing well, too. Anaethesiologists nabbed the #1 spot this year (but who really wants to deal with those insurance rates, anyway?) General and family practitioners beat out dentists slightly with an average salary of $150K.

Want to know more? Check out Forbes’ slide show of the best-paying jobs, or read the original article.

About Jim Du Molin

+Jim Du Molin is a leading Internet marketing expert for dentists in North America. He has helped hundreds of doctors make more money in their practices using his proven Internet marketing techniques.


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