Average Orthodontist Salary

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The average salary for an Orthodontist is $174,862.
MEDIAN $174,862
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$90k - $304k
$83 - $25k
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$3k - $18k
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$76k - $299k

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Job Description for Orthodontist

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Orthodontist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Orthodontist

Skills in Orthodontics, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Orthopedics and Medicine / Surgery.

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 $151,530 based on 48 salaries. An early career Orthodontist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $159,544 based on 163 salaries. A mid-career Orthodontist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $188,638 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Orthodontist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $189,100 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $243,027.
Employees with Orthodontist in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 4.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (8.5% less), New York, New York (8.5% less) and San Diego, California (5.8% less).

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