Pediatric Dentist Salary

Salaries for Pediatric Dentists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($173K) per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 59 percent. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by slightly less than half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$102,637 - $254,199
(Median)
$100K
$170K
$250K
MEDIAN: $173,353
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$57.56 - $145.44
(Median)
$58
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MEDIAN: $107.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$102,637 - $254,199  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $78,906  
Total Pay (?
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$114,961 - $272,655  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Hourly Rate
$57.56 - $145.44  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $78,906  
   
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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$114,961 - $272,655  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Job Description for Pediatric Dentist

  • Perform dental work and procedures on pediatric patients.
  • Provide care options and treatment suggestions.
  • Examine, evaluate and diagnose pediatric patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pediatric Dentist

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


The average inexperienced worker earns $186K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $176K. Pediatric Dentists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $170K. Pediatric Dentists who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $167K.

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Experience Affects Pediatric Dentist Salaries

Entry-Level
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National Average
$181,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 31%
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