H3
 
High Wage. High Demand. High Skill.

Dentists, General

Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums. May treat diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting oral hygiene and retention of teeth. May fit dental appliances or provide preventive care. Excludes "Prosthodontists" (29-1024), "Orthodontists" (29-1023), "Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons" (29-1022) and "Dentists, All Other Specialists" (29-1029).

Overview

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Requirements

Required Education
Doctoral or professional degree
Required Work Experience
None
Job Training
None

Data

Comparisons

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Area/RegionEmployment 2016Employment 2026Percent ChangeAnnual OpeningsAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual WageH3High WageHigh SkillHigh Demand
Nebraska
780
903
15.77%
34
$78.50
$163,284
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Omaha Consortium
326
387
18.71%
16
$78.90
$164,108
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Lincoln MSA
179
208
16.2%
8
$101.26
$210,620
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Grand Island MSA
14
16
14.29%
0
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Central
60
69
15%
2
$61.52
$127,960
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Mid-Plains
N/A
N/A
0%
0
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Northeast
127
141
11.02%
4
$63.25
$131,564
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Panhandle
56
53
-5.36%
1
$68.57
$142,609
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Southeast
19
18
-5.26%
0
$48.20
$100,271
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.
Wages from Occupational Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2017. Annual openings from 2016-2026 Long-term Occupational Projections.
Career Cluster information from Nebraska Department of Education.
Produced by the Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information.