Endodontist Salary

On average, Endodontists in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($201K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. While some workers in this profession — approximately one in three — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and about two in five have dental insurance. For the most part, Endodontists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Endodontists are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 67 percent of professionals. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$96,186 - $388,324
(Median)
$96K
$200K
$390K
MEDIAN: $201,208
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$9.86 - $290.87
(Median)
$9
$17
$290
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$96,186 - $388,324  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $57,500  
Profit Sharing
$59,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$63,929 - $401,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$100$200$300
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $290.87  
   
Overtime
$165.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Bonus
$0.00 - $57,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$59,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$63,929 - $401,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Job Description for Endodontist

An endodontist is a specialized dentist who focuses on treating the soft tissue inside the tooth, the tooth pulp, or various nerves surrounding the tooth. This person will work inside a healthcare environment, and will typically keep traditional office hours. This person will generally work with a team of other dental professionals and office personnel.

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Endodontist Tasks

  • Remove damaged and non-restorable teeth.
  • Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, and other diagnostic equipment, to evaluate dental health, diagnose diseases or abnormalities, and plan appropriate treatments.
  • Administer anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.
  • Fill pulp chamber and canal with endodontic materials.

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Pay by Experience Level for Endodontist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced employee pulls down a cushy six-figure sum; the median salary for people claiming fewer than five years of experience is $198K. Endodontists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $203K. Endodontists who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $291K.

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Experience Affects Endodontist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$201,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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