The average rate for a Certified Oral Surgery Assistant is $19.28 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$29,479 - $43,172
$41K
MEDIAN: $40,775
50%

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$14.89 - $24.70
$15
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.28
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$40,775  
   
Bonus
$514  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,425 - $51,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.89 - $24.70  
   
Overtime
$30.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$514  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,425 - $51,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Job Description for Certified Oral Surgery Assistant

Certified oral surgery assistants begin work by greeting patients in the reception area and escorting them to the treatment area. Front-desk duties are necessary in this position, such as signing-in patients, answering the telephone, and making appointments, followed by taking patients' health histories and dental x-rays.

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Certified Oral Surgery Assistant Tasks

  • Document treatment by charting in patient records.
  • Maintain patient's vital statistics and intravenous fluids during surgery.
  • Prepare for surgical procedures by organizing surgical instruments and equipment in operating room.
  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital.
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Oral Surgery Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Certified Oral Surgery Assistant

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Certified Oral Surgery Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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