Information About Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons

Training Requirements for Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons need doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Oral and maxillofacial surgeons
Training for Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons
Percent
Less than High School 0.0
High School 0.0
Some College 0.0
Associates Degree 0.0
Bachelors Degree 0.0
Masters Degree 1.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 98.3

Employment outlook for Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons

Represents about 6,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more oral and maxillofacial surgeons but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, oral and maxillofacial surgeons make $111.96 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons $33.44 $78.42 $high $high $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $23.60 $28.74 $37.49 $53.60 $84.62
Dentists $32.53 $51.55 $76.81 $high $high
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, oral and maxillofacial surgeons make $232,870 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons $69,550 $163,110 $high $high $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $49,090 $59,780 $77,980 $111,480 $176,020
Dentists $67,660 $107,220 $159,770 $high $high
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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