The average salary for an Orthodontist in Canada is C$141,561.
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Job Description for Orthodontist
Orthodontists are primarily responsible for providing treatment of dental issues which may require the application of braces. Those in this position also oversee their patients' dental health and progress and generally work with several staff members to accomplish this. Orthodontists must have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills in order to properly diagnose and treat dental ailments. As most orthodontists elect to open their own practices, they may specialize in particular types of…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Orthodontist
An entry-level Orthodontist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$146,485 based on 5 salaries. An early career Orthodontist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$127,451 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Orthodontist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$130,500 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Orthodontist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$102,789 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$200,000.
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Employees with Orthodontist in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 13.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (29.4% less) and Toronto, Ontario (7.8% less).
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