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Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant Salary

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $16.05 per hour for pay. The larger part report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than a third collect dental insurance. Most Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$26,087 - $52,029
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MEDIAN: $37,666
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$11.48 - $22.64
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,087 - $52,029  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,028  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $7,500  
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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$24,418 - $48,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $22.64  
   
Overtime
$5.50 - $36.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,028  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $7,500  
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).
)
$24,418 - $48,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 355
United States (change)

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.

Common Career Paths for Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant


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At the upper end, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants who move into a Certified Oral Surgery Assistant role may earn more as the latter position has a median salary of $38K per year.

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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.


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $31K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $37K. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $39K. 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 $42K.

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Experience Affects Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 39%