Oral Surgeon Salary

Oral Surgeons in the United States can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $218K per year on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $99K and $148K, respectively — total cash payment to Oral Surgeons can bottom out near $35K or peak near $433K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Oral Surgeons. Male Oral Surgeons are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 68 percent of professionals. A fair number enjoy medical while approximately half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than a third. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$97,871 - $411,805
(Median)
$98K
$220K
$410K
MEDIAN: $217,628
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90%

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$10.89 - $145.96
(Median)
$11
$17
$150
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$150K$300K$450K
Salary
$97,871 - $411,805  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $99,041  
Profit Sharing
$10,137 - $147,949  
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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$34,973 - $433,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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$0$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$10.89 - $145.96  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Bonus
$0.00 - $99,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$10,137 - $147,949  
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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$34,973 - $433,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Oral Surgeon

Oral surgeons are responsible for diagnosing and treating various conditions related to the mouth. These surgeons generally work in indoor healthcare environments (including both hospitals and private practice) during traditional weekly business hours, though there are some exceptions, as well.

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Oral Surgeon Tasks

  • Administer anesthesia and provide treatment and post-treatment plans for patients.
  • Examine and diagnose patients, treating oral cancers, tumors, cysts, deformities, diseased teeth, and other problems.
  • Perform corrective and reconstructive mouth, jaw, neck, and dental surgery.
  • Surgically reconstruct and cosmetically improve head, jaw, neck, and face appearance.

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Pay by Experience Level for Oral Surgeon

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $151K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $205K. Oral Surgeons see a median salary of $235K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $264K.

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Experience Affects Oral Surgeon Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$206,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 20%