Types of Degrees Periodontics/Periodontology Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many periodontics/periodontology graduations there were in 2019-2020 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
What Can You Do With a Periodontics/Periodontology Major?
People with a periodontics/periodontology degree often go into the following careers:
|Job Title||Job Growth Rate||Median Salary|
How Much Do Periodontics/Periodontology Majors Make?
Salaries According to BLS
The median salary for someone in a career related to periodontics/periodontology is $178,800. This median refers to all degree levels, so you may expect those with a more advanced degree to make more while those with less advanced degrees will typically make less.
To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.
Online Periodontics/Periodontology Programs
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 30 schools offered some type of periodontics/periodontology program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.
|Degree Level||Colleges Offering Programs||Colleges Offering Online Classes|
|Certificate (Less Than 1 Year)||0||0|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||0||0|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||1||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||0||0|
Is a Degree in Periodontics/Periodontology Worth It?
The median salary for a periodontics/periodontology grad is $178,800 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.
This is 348% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $2,778,000 after 20 years!
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Majors Related to Periodontics/Periodontology
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- College Scorecard
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers First Quarter 2020
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