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Endodontist Salary

Salaries for Endodontists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($200K) per year. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and just over two-fifths receive dental plans. Endodontists who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 64 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$98,986 - $406,794
(Median)
$99K
$200K
$410K
MEDIAN: $200,191
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$9.86 - $297.99
(Median)
$9
$15
$300
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$150K$300K$450K
Salary
$98,986 - $406,794  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,521  
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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$65,889 - $422,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$100$200$300
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $297.99  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,521  
   
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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$65,889 - $422,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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.


Even the relatively untested can earn a lot; individuals who have been working for fewer than five years report a median six-figure salary of $199K per year. Endodontists bring in $202K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $270K.

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Experience Affects Endodontist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$200,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 29%
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