Dentists, All Other Specialists (29-1029)

Occupation description:  All dentists not listed separately.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 5362 17.01 12
United States 6,7007,300 8.560 140190

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is strong with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 82.6418.3345.20 83.17**

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.


Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
6912 17.429.3 17.2
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation16
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation7
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 7
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 7.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Doctoral or professional degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Internship/Residency