The average endodontist makes six digits, but years of education, including dental training and additional training to specialize in endodontics, also means running into multiple six-figure debts for students.
What are the best ways endodontists can pay back their student debt, and is it even worth getting rid of so much debt to become an endodontist? Let’s examine answers to these questions to help decide if this is the career path for you.
Although becoming an endodontist is expensive, there is a student loan debt plan that can work for an endodontist’s career goals.
Let’s take an example of an average Endodontist Salary: Jennifer owes $533,000 in student loans and earns $345,000 per year. Is it better for her to take the aggressive approach to pay back student loans in 10 years or less with refinancing, or should she pay as little as possible to maximize the taxable loan forgiveness?