Periodontist Salary

Compensation for Periodontists in the United States is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($158K). Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and slightly less than one-half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Periodontists. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$102,822 - $253,419
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$160K
$250K
MEDIAN: $158,488
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$0$253K
Salary $102,822 - $253,419
Bonus $50,565
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$103,423 - $249,624
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 60
Hourly Data $0$92
Hourly Rate $80.00
Annual Data $0$249K
Bonus $50,565
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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$103,423 - $249,624
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Periodontist

Pay by Experience for a Periodontist has a positive trend. An entry-level Periodontist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Periodontist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Periodontist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $215,000 based on 12 salaries. A Periodontist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $203,000 based on 20 salaries.

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Key Stats for Periodontist

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Periodontist Salaries

Experienced
▲29%

Late-Career
▲22%

National Average
$166,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 31%
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