Average Pediatric Dentist Salary

$178,551
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$19,655
Bonus
$25,600
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Pediatric Dentist is $178,551.
10%
$111k
MEDIAN
$179k
90%
$269k
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Salary
$111k - $269k
Bonus
$766 - $51k
Profit Sharing
$10k - $103k
Total Pay
$103k - $289k

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Job Description for Pediatric Dentist

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

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Popular Skills for Pediatric Dentist

Skills in Pediatrics, Patient Education and Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pedodontics.

Pay by Experience Level for Pediatric Dentist

An entry-level Pediatric Dentist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $173,106 based on 7 salaries. An early career Pediatric Dentist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $170,732 based on 115 salaries. A mid-career Pediatric Dentist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $197,058 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Pediatric Dentist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $195,742 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $187,429.
Employees with Pediatric Dentist in their job title in San Antonio, Texas earn an average of 40.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (14.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (16.0% less), New York, New York (10.4% less) and Denver, Colorado (8.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 222 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.2%
Early Career
51.8%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
11.3%
Late Career
15.3%