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Average Orthodontist Salary

$185,739
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,500
Bonus
$2,750
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The average salary for an Orthodontist is $185,739.
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$84k
MEDIAN
$186k
90%
$307k
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$84k - $307k
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$77k - $310k
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What Do Orthodontists Do?

Job Satisfaction for Orthodontist

4.8 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Orthodontists?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Orthodontists?

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 $151,246 based on 46 salaries. An early career Orthodontist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $171,965 based on 116 salaries. A mid-career Orthodontist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $197,103 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Orthodontist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $196,520 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $246,581.
Employees with Orthodontist in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (18.4% more) and Houston, Texas (10.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (45.2% less), San Antonio, Texas (5.8% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 320 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.4%
Early Career
36.3%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
16.6%
Late Career
12.8%