Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant Salary

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $17.02 per hour. Over one-half enjoy medical while nearly one in three get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly one in five. Most Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$25,644 - $51,915
(Median)
$26K
$35K
$52K
MEDIAN: $35,418
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$12.49 - $22.11
(Median)
$12
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,644 - $51,915  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$26,321 - $47,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.49 - $22.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$9.79 - $35.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$26,321 - $47,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 298
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Job Description for Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant

  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or removing sutures.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, and physicians' instructions to patients.
  • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records.
  • Interview, measure and record medical information and vital signs.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants' salaries tend to stay somewhat constant even when they advance into higher-level positions like Certified Oral Surgery Assistant. On average, Certified Oral Surgery Assistants get paid about the same as Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants do. However, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants typically graduate to Oral Surgery Assistants or Surgical Dental Assistants.

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Pay by Experience Level for Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant

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


For many Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $32K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $38K. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants bring in $40K after working for 10 to 20 years. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $43K.

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Experience Affects Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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