This figure is similar to the FIGURE 6-14, but the earnings of practice owned specialist, specialist faculty and non-owner specialist are graphed by age and earnings. The curve for owner specialists rises to near $300,000 in mid-career and falls to about $150,000 at age 70, and that of specialist faculty and non-owner specialist are similar with earning almost constant from age 28 to 70.

FIGURE 6-15Average earnings of dental specialists in various careers and average earnings of four-year college graduates, by age, 2000

SOURCE: Nash, K.D., and L.J. Brown. 2004. Rate of return from a career as dental school faculty. In L.J. Brown and L.H. Meskin, eds. The Economics of Dental Education. Chicago, IL: ADA, Health Policy Resources Center.

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