Pediatric dentists employed in the United States typically earn salaries in the range from $102,278 to $249,725 a year including bonuses based on the salary information provided by Payscale.
The basic annual salary for pediatric dentists is generally in the range from $98,633 to $249,033 and the yearly bonus earnings can amount to up to $77,566 based on Payscale’s salary data. Professionals with a Doctorate (PhD) usually report earning a yearly salary in the range from $150,000 to $184,183 according to Payscale.
Pediatric dentists’ annual wage depends on a number of factors, including work experience.
For example, professionals with 1 to 4 years of experience typically earn an annual pay in the range from $78,906 to $253,419 and those with 5 to 9 years of work experience under their belt generally make between $131,778 and $271,240 a year based on the data reported by Payscale. Pediatric dentists working for companies or organizations that employ between 10 and 49 people earn salaries in the range from $102,789 to $212,249 a year.
Pediatric dentists’ salaries can vary considerably from industry to industry. For instance, professionals working in the health care industry generally earn an annual pay in the range from $104,762 to $175,500 and those employed at dentists’ offices are paid between $99,554 and $274,568 a year based on Payscale’s data.
Women typically earn an income in the range from $100,671 to $189,140 a year and men are generally paid between $135,000 and $182,035 a year.
Salaries can also vary depending on the type of employer. Pediatric dentists working for private practices and firms generally make between $128,222 and $274,568 a year and those employed by companies are usually paid between $80,000 and $156,000 annually.
The average salary for pediatric dentists working in the United States is $178,040 a year according to Payscale and $221,000 a year based on the salary figures reported by Indeed.
Based on the salary data reported by the site DentalCareers101.com, pediatric dentists earn an average annual salary of $137,970. 10% of the best paid pediatric dentists earn $167,000 a year or more and the 10% on the lower end of the pay scale make $46,600 a year or less.
Salary by state
Pediatric dentists’ annual salaries depend on geographical location among other factors and can vary significantly from state to state. For instance, pediatric dentists based in California generally report earning salaries in the range between $174,979 and $254,341 a year and those employed in Texas typically earn a yearly income in the range from $96,775 to $219,751 according to Payscale.
Based on the salary figures provided by Indeed, pediatric dentists based in New York earn $267,000 a year on average, those employed in California earn around $239,000 annually, and professionals working in Texas are paid $213,000 a year on average.
Dentists employed in Nevada make $183,000 a year on average, those working in Tennessee are paid around $206,000 a year, and professionals based in Massachusetts earn an average yearly salary of $260,000.
Dentists working in Michigan earn around $222,000 annually, those based in Maine make around $189,000 a year, and professionals employed in Illinois are paid an average annual income of $243,000. Pediatric dentists employed in New Mexico make $196,000 a year on average, those based in Washington earn around $218,000 a year, and professionals working in Florida and Montana earn an average annual salary of $208,000.
Salary by city
Pediatric dentists’ annual pay can also vary from city to city. Professionals based in New York earn $286,000 a year on average, those employed in Los Angeles earn around $226,000 a year, and dentisists working in Boston make $263,000 a year on average. Professionals working in Washington and Atlanta are paid around $262,000 a year, those based in Miami and Denver earn around $201,000 annually, and dentists employed in San Francisco earn a median yearly salary of $285,000.
Pediatric dentists employed in Chicago earn $249,000 a year on average, those working in Dallas are paid around $215,000 annually, and professionals based in Baltimore earn an average annual income of $221,000 based on Indeed’s salary data.
Along with their basic annual pay and yearly bonus earnings, pediatric dentists usually get a wide range of benefits and perks, and these can sometimes reflect their annual income.
Pediatric dentists who have life and disability insurance included in their benefits package generally earn an annual wage in the range from $102,789 to $182,484 a year and those who have malpractice and liability insurance typically make between $110,000 and $187,473 a year. Professionals who have 401(k) plans are generally paid between $111,910 and $177,125 annually, and those who have 403(b) plans usually report earning an annual pay in the range from $130,000 to $186,391.
Pediatric dentists who have paid holidays and vacations earn salaries in the range from $104,762 to $190,518 a year and those who get reimbursement for education, training, tuition, or certification typically earn an annual income in the range from $104,762 to $190,499 according to the salary data reported by Payscale.
The most popular benefits and perks among pediatric dentists are life and disability insurance, 401(k), plans, malpractice and liability insurance, 403(b) plans, paid vacations and holidays, reimbursement for education, training, and certification, and flexible work schedule.