A Periodontist earns an average salary of $147,974 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Periodontist Total Pay (?
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$95,779 - $275,059
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$95,779 - $275,059  
   
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$0.00 - $89,201  
Profit Sharing
$0.28 - $58,958  
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$99,429 - $290,808  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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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.
Read more about: Dentists, General
Pay by Experience Level for Periodontist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Periodontist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
Late-Career
up arrow 17%
National Average
$154,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%
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Gender
Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 31%
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