Endodontist Salary

Endodontists receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $202K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Endodontists (66 percent) who took the survey are men. For the most part, Endodontists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and just over two-fifths have dental, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$98,633 - $400,067
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$99K
$200K
$400K
MEDIAN: $201,869
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$9.86 - $297.99
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$300
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$98,633 - $400,067  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,661  
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$65,438 - $410,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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$9.86 - $297.99  
   
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$0.00 - $51,661  
   
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$65,438 - $410,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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.


The average inexperienced employee pulls down a cushy six-figure sum; the median salary for people claiming fewer than five years of experience is $200K. Endodontists see a median salary of $206K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Endodontists who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $295K.

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Experience Affects Endodontist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$202,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 30%
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