Salaries after BDS, Bachelors of Dental Surgery


Dentists come across moderately better job opportunities equally in public and private sector. Dentists can opt to join dental departments in hospitals, dental clinics and other related health departments. They can also enter in to teaching field as lecturers in the departments of dental colleges.

Salaries after BDS in Government Organizations

During the initial stage, a dentist cannot expect high salary. If the choice of sector is government, then a fresher may not get a huge pay package. But as one gain experience and develop skills they can surely ask for more pay and the salary will automatically increase. There are department exams which they can appear in the government sector and bring up their grade in the service itself. This will also help to increase the salary. Dentistry in one such field, which requires a lot of experience for a successful career.  As a fresher dentist, candidates will be able to earn up to Rs.15000-Rs.20000 initially.

Salaries after BDS in Private Institutions

In a Private organization the initial monthly salary will fluctuate between Rs.20000-Rs 25000. In a private institution it all depends up on the skill and knowledge on develops and how far one has increased their potential from being an apprentice to a master. A well experienced dentist can earn up to Rs. 20,000-1, 00,000 per month. This can even be more if in private practice.

Remuneration after BDS in Private Practice in India and Abroad

Dentist will find jobs in India as well as abroad very easily. Dentists working abroad will be able to draw a higher salary when compared to their Indian counterparts. Salary will depend upon the skill and satisfaction of the patients. Dentist abroad will find more lucrative careers abroad and will have better pay packages and career prospects. Dentists are found to be one of the top well paid sections in the medical field. Dentists from India will have many offers with handsome salary in developed nations like UK and Australia. Even though one has to keep in mind that success will not come over night. Hard work and determination is the only way for success in any country.



Do you have any question? Please ask:

Questions will be answered on our Forum section

14 Responses to “Salaries after BDS, Bachelors of Dental Surgery”

  1. 14

    What are the procedures to do job in foreign….???? After doing BDS in india …..which country is perfect to settle down for girl dentist in india…..???? And which are best clinical diploma courses after BDS..?

  2. 13

    I’m finishing my inturnship….how i earn money after bds

  3. 12
    zeeshan shahab ansari:

    sir i have started my bds this year and i dont have knowledge related to the salary in bds what should i do to get a huge amount of salary in bds? shold i stay in india and go abroad for job or if abroad and in which country?

  4. 11

    sir, i m going 2 start my BDS course from this year onwards,but i don’t hv any idea about monthly salary of dentist , but if i practise in UK after completing my intership in a private college in india,what would b my monthly salary in INR ?kindly mail me sir……!

  5. 10

    sir, iam doing bds internship igot overall percentage is 59% can i eligible or not for govt bds jobs

  6. 9


  7. 8

    plz tel in detail abt forensic course n oppertunities

    also abt cds n various defense services options after bds

  8. 7

    What scope is there after finishing BDS and what salary is expected after BDS

  9. 6
    marwa mk:

    i am doing internship , i am from malappuram, i want to do job in government hospital in kerala after completing my internship. how can i get a job in a government sector.

  10. 5
    pallavi raj:

    is there any good scope of dentists passed from rguhs university in abroad?

  11. 4
    Dr Tirtha Narayan Shah:

    i have completed my BDS course including one year internship programme from BPKIHS, Nepal and i want to work in UN organizations anywhere in the world. How to get in this orgnization ?

  12. 3
    Praneeth premji:

    Sir, how will get PG in aboard?

  13. 2
    samreen jokhio:

    i want to be a bds doctor but i wanna to know how much a bds doctor earn per month

  14. 1
    syed ali ejas:

    i am a dentist from trivandrum ,having 1 year xperiance after completion of internship.i like to work in government sectors.please informme if there is a vacancy in government sector here in kerala preferably in trivandrum.