The average salary for a Periodontist is $173,939.
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Job Description for Periodontist
A periodontist concentrates on the gums and bones in and around the mouth. Normally, periodontists do both surgical and nonsurgical work in people’s mouths. A periodontist will perform procedures to implant dental implants into people’s mouths, create treatment plans, and speak to their patients about ways to avoid costly dental procedures in the future. Periodontists will also educate their patients about oral hygiene and the best ways to prevent disease and discomfort within the mouth. Some …Read more
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Popular Skills for Periodontist
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Skills in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Surgery, Oral Surgery and Periodontics.
Pay by Experience Level for Periodontist
An entry-level Periodontist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $154,171 based on 15 salaries. An early career Periodontist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Periodontist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $190,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Periodontist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $196,381 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $193,766.
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Employees with Periodontist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 15.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ventura, California (12.3% less).
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