On average, Periodontists in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($180K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Most Periodontists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and just over a half earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$115,263 - $297,459
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MEDIAN: $180,380
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$115,846 - $295,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Job Description for Periodontist

A periodontist concentrates on the gums and bones in and around the mouth. Normally, periodontists do both surgical and nonsurgical work in people’s mouths. A periodontist will perform procedures to implant dental implants into people’s mouths, create treatment plans, and speak to their patients about ways to avoid costly dental procedures in the future.

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Periodontist Tasks

  • 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. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $164K on average, a generous six-figure sum for those just starting out. Periodontists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $200K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $202K.

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Experience Affects Periodontist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$187,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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