Pediatric Dentist Salary

Salaries for Pediatric Dentists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($174K) per year. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 84 percent of Pediatric Dentists are female. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by just under one-half. Most Pediatric Dentists report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$104,113 - $252,584
$100K
$170K
$250K
MEDIAN: $174,776
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$50.51 - $126.71
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$89
$130
MEDIAN: $88.91
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$0$254K
Salary $104,113 - $252,584
Bonus $3,370 - $48,936
Profit Sharing $24,000
Total Pay (?
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$105,358 - $254,486
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 141
Hourly Data $0$126
Hourly Rate $50.51 - $126.71
Annual Data $0$254K
Bonus $3,370 - $48,936
Profit Sharing $24,000
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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$105,358 - $254,486
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Pediatric Dentist

A pediatric dentist carries out work on the primary and secondary teeth of children and teenagers. Usually, general cleaning, fluoride application, and cavity filling is performed. However, sometimes more complex work is required if the teeth have deteriorated too far or if their structure is not ideal. This sort of work includes installing bridges and modifying arches.

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Pediatric Dentist Tasks

  • Perform dental work and procedures on pediatric patients.
  • Provide care options and treatment suggestions.
  • Examine, evaluate and diagnose pediatric patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pediatric Dentist

Pay by Experience for a Pediatric Dentist has a positive trend. An entry-level Pediatric Dentist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $170,000 based on 104 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pediatric Dentist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $162,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Pediatric Dentist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 22 salaries. A Pediatric Dentist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $185,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Key Stats for Pediatric Dentist

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Pediatric Dentist Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$176,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Experienced
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 35%
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