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Periodontist Salary

Generous salaries abound for Periodontists in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($155K) per year. Close to one-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. There are far more male Periodontists survey respondents than women, making up 81 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$98,752 - $271,985
(Median)
$99K
$150K
$270K
MEDIAN: $154,561
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Salary
$98,752 - $271,985  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $64,075  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,500  
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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$102,433 - $268,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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Job Description for Periodontist

  • Design, make, and fit prosthodontic appliances such as bridges, and dentures.
  • Formulate plan of treatment for patient's mouth tissue.
  • Diagnose and treat diseases of gums and related oral structures, and provide preventive and corrective services.

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Pay by Experience Level for Periodontist

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Periodontists — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Annually raking in $153K, the average professional in this position sees a six-figure salary within the first five years. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $165K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $194K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Periodontist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$177,000

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 27%