Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant Salary

Women comprise the majority of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $17.09 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants. About one-half enjoy medical while around one in eight get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly an eighth. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$20,400 - $49,000
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$31K
$49K
MEDIAN: $30,834
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$13.90 - $24.07
$14
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.13
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$0$50K
Salary $20,400 - $49,000
Bonus $204.26 - $3,915
Profit Sharing $3,250
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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$28,249 - $50,337
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $13.90 - $24.07
Overtime $20.36 - $35.85
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $204.26 - $3,915
Profit Sharing $3,250
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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$28,249 - $50,337
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100

Job Description for Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant

Oral/maxillofacial surgery assistants are tasked with assisting a main surgeon in conducting oral surgeries. These assistants must be experienced with the equipment used in these procedures and how to prepare it, as well as identify the necessary tools, and they are also tasked with ensuring that they are sterilized and ready for surgery.

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Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant Tasks

  • Interview, measure and record medical information and vital signs.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations and surgeries.
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or removing sutures.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, and physicians' instructions to patients.

Common Career Paths for Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant


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As Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants transition into upper-level roles like Certified Oral Surgery Assistants, it's possible that they won't see a change in salary. Certified Oral Surgery Assistants earn the same amount as Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants on average. More commonly, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants become Oral Surgery Assistants or Surgical Dental Assistants.

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Pay by Experience Level for Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 66 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 41 salaries. An Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 15 salaries.

Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant?

Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant in Oak Lawn:
"I wish I knew what I know now."
Do your research and find out what to do to get what you worth and what benefits and perks that most employers give. Know this information before saying yes to a new job. Know all the possible responsibilities. Don't go in to the interview without this knowledge.

Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant in Philadelphia:
"I would have like I am traveling assistant for the practice."

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Key Stats for Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 49%