Dental Officer - Federal Salaries of 2021
Pay Rates for "Dental Officer"How much does a Dental Officer in the federal government get paid? $192,701.65* *Based on the 2021 average.
Dental Officer was the 113th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 2,004 employed. The most common payscale was the medical and dental payscale.
In 2021, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Dental Officer, with an average salary of $197,085.
Government Dental Officer jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
This occupation includes positions which involve advising on, administering, supervising, or performing professional and scientific work in the field of dentistry. Dentistry is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries and deformities of the teeth, the jaws, organs of the mouth, and other structures and connective tissues associated with the oral cavity and the masticatory system. The work of this occupation requires the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Dental Medicine.
Agencies that have hired a Dental Officer
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Veterans Health Administration||1,530||$197,084.83|
|Indian Health Service||194||$197,535.57|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||124||$228,439.76|
|Office Secretary Health and Human Services||115||$99,103.10|
|Food and Drug Administration||19||$156,009.11|
|National Institutes of Health||15||$157,242.64|
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention||4||$162,259.25|
|Armed Forces Retirement Home||1||$220,774.00|
|Health Resources and Services Administration||1||$157,498.00|
|Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services||1||$203,460.00|
Dental Officer Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Dental Officer is $192,701.65. The highest paid Dental Officer made $404,865 in 2021.
Common Dental Officer Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Dental Officer Employees|
|VM - Medical And Dental||1,020|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified||510|
|GP - Gs Physicians And Dentists Paid Market Pay Under 38 U.s.c. 7431(c)||329|
|GS - General Schedule||116|
|EI - Advisory Committee Member (other)||16|
|RG - Scientists Appointed As Fellows And Compensated Under 42 U.s.c. 209(g). Includes Non-citizens Whose Employment||10|
|RF - Employees Appointed And Compensated As Special Consultants Under 42 U.s.c. 209(f). Includes Non-citizens Whose||2|
|SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified||1|
|Occupation Family:||0600 MEDICAL, HOSPITAL, DENTAL, AND PUBLIC HEALTH GROUP|
Average Dental Officer Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021
In 2004, the average pay for a Dental Officer was $91,105. Since then, the average pay has increased to $192,702 in 2021.
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