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Forbes' List of best paying jobs - 2008

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by UMddsrules, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. Clubby

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    I think this is a repost.
     
  2. UMddsrules

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    Nope. I searched beforehand. Also, this is data for 2008, I found an old thread for 2006.:D
     
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    I'm curious why they state dentist make more than pedo and endo?
     
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    Interesting how "all other specialties of dentistry" (#15) make less money than "general dentists" (#13)

    So, specialties excluding ortho, oral surgery, and prostho actually make LESS money than general dentists? I thought pedo's usually make more than a general dentists?
     
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    They obviously don't report correct numbers:laugh::laugh::laugh:

    I like Forbes it typically a little off.
     
  6. DRHOYA

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    It might not take into account the type of office. Ie: a single pedo or endo with a small family practice, compared to G.P. small family practice, but with 3 hygenists.
     
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    According to the article:

    "The survey covers full- and part-time workers who are paid a wage or salary. It does not include the self-employed, owners and partners in unincorporated firms, household workers and unpaid family workers. "

    Considering many dentists and probably more specialists own their practice and are self-employed, the statistics could be slightly (or significantly) skewed.
     
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    Ortho- #3
    OMFS- #5
    Prost- #6
     
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    This is true...if the list included self-employed/private practice doctors and dentists, the salaries would probably be quite a bit higher.
     
  10. whlee84

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    makes sense...

    so these salaries are for dentists who work at institutions or for someone else and get a paycheck, as opposed to owning private practice.
     
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    *Note:* these are non-socialized medicine figures.
     
  12. DestinedDentist

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    Amen! This actually bad news for me. It means that more and more people are looking to get into dentistry. I have to work much harder. But, this is free market capitalism right here. Hope it doesn't change anytime soon.:D
     
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    It would probably double...
     
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    So the average dentist would be 240-300k range?
     
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    great encouragement! :laugh:
     
  16. JamesOSU

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    Anyone else notice that #2 Surgeons' highest paid workplace is "Office of a Dentist"?? Are they referring to oral surgeons, because they have their own spot at #5! Lol, what do you make of that?

    "I'm doing a root canal in Op 2 while Dr. Bob is doing an appendectomy in Op 1 - he helps pay the rent on this place."
     

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