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Pediatric Dentist Salary

Wages for Pediatric Dentists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($176K) per year. More than half of Pediatric Dentists (60 percent) survey participants are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one-third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and slightly less than one-half have dental, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$104,668 - $256,403
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$100K
$180K
$260K
MEDIAN: $176,142
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$57.93 - $140.00
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$140
MEDIAN: $103.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$104,668 - $256,403  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $78,906  
Total Pay (?
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$118,502 - $278,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$57.93 - $140.00  
   
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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$118,502 - $278,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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.


New workers enjoy hefty six-figure paychecks when they take on this position — $192K per year is the median for people who claim less than five years' experience. Pediatric Dentists bring in $185K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $164K.

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Experience Affects Pediatric Dentist Salaries

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$185,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 32%