Oral Surgeon Salary

Compensation for Oral Surgeons in the United States is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($208K). Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Oral Surgeons are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by about one-half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$101,529 - $398,829
$100K
$210K
$400K
MEDIAN: $208,403
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50%
90%

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$17.49 - $161.00
$100
MEDIAN: $101.30
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$0$399K
Salary $101,529 - $398,829
Bonus $37,500
Profit Sharing $30,000
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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$99,178 - $399,261
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 109
Hourly Data $0$161
Hourly Rate $101.30
Overtime $9.00
Annual Data $0$399K
Bonus $37,500
Profit Sharing $30,000
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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$99,178 - $399,261
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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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

Pay by Experience for an Oral Surgeon has a positive trend. An entry-level Oral Surgeon with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $208,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Oral Surgeon with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $197,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Oral Surgeon which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $221,000 based on 31 salaries. An Oral Surgeon with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $220,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Oral Surgeon

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Oral Surgeon Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$210,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 23%
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