Salary for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Also known as:  Dental Surgeon, Maxillofacial Surgeon, Oral Surgeon helps healthcare professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Oral and maxillofacial surgeons perform surgeries on the oral and maxillofacial areas in order to improve function, appearance and/or to correct defects, repair injuries, or treat diseases. They may work in combination with restorative dentists, orthodontists, prosthodontists or other dental and medical professionals to develop and execute treatment plans. These professionals may be required to administer local and general anesthesia, and to work with soft tissue, hard tissue, and bone. A doctoral degree is required for this profession, and additional licensing may be required.

An Oral or Maxillofacial Surgeon can receive a salary that can range from 168000 and 252000 based on experience. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons can receive an average wage of Two Hundred Seventeen Thousand Eight Hundred dollars each year.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are paid at the highest average level in Texas, where they receive normal pay levels of just about $236120.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 31.39 percent nationwide in that time.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons tend to make the most in the following industries
Health Care and Social Assistance $217,620
Educational Services $66,240
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $66,240
Health Care and Social Assistance $217,620