$172,490
Avg. Salary
$82.30
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$10,000

Bonus

$15,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Orthodontist is $82.30 per hour.

The average pay for an Orthodontist is $172,490 per year.

10%
$12.87
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$82.30
50%
$140.22
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MEDIAN $82.30
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$78k
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$172k
50%
$301k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $172,490
$78,207 - $300,829
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MEDIAN: $172,490
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$0$300K
Salary $78,207 - $300,829
Bonus $50.51 - $25,100
Profit Sharing $15,000
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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$62,913 - $299,678
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 338
Hourly Data $0$150
Hourly Rate $12.87 - $140
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $50.00
Annual Data $0$299K
Bonus $50.51 - $25,100
Profit Sharing $15,000
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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$62,913 - $299,678
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

Job Description

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.

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Orthodontist Tasks
  • Fit dental appliances in patients' mouths in order to alter the position and relationship of teeth and jaws, and to realign teeth.
  • Examine patients in order to assess abnormalities of jaw development, tooth position, and other dental-facial structures.
  • Diagnose teeth and jaw or other dental-facial abnormalities.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for an Orthodontist has a positive trend. An entry-level Orthodontist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $152,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Orthodontist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $189,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Orthodontist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $188,000 based on 55 salaries. An Orthodontist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $200,000 based on 29 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Orthodontist?

Orthodontist in Grandview:
"Orthodontist help people to have a good smile and to have their teeth clean."
Pros: The most thing I like about my job is I like helping people have a good smile.
Cons: That some people dont do their job because they talk to other employees instead of helping the people.

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Gender

Female
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Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

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Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$175,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 38%