How much does an Orthodontist make in the United States? The average Orthodontist salary in the United States is $146,033 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $119,973 and $177,068. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Orthodontist

Orthodontist prevents and corrects malformations of teeth and related oral structures. Must be a graduate of an accredited dental program and is licensed to practice dentistry. Being an Orthodontist may require 2-4 years of experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Additionally, Orthodontist relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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