Career Outlook for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Also known as:  Dental Surgeon, Maxillofacial Surgeon, Oral Surgeon
The overall job outlook for Oral or Maxillofacial Surgeon careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly increased by 7.68 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.28 percent per year. Demand for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons is expected to go up, with an expected 2,370 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 5.56 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the following states
New York 760
Texas 660
California 540
Maryland 270
Indiana 250
North Carolina 210
Massachusetts 210
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Georgia 40
Maine 40
West Virginia 60
Iowa 70
Missouri 70
Connecticut 80
Kansas 80