Oral Surgeon Salary

Wages for Oral Surgeons in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($214K) per year. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by over one-half. Most Oral Surgeons survey respondents are men (72 percent). The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$103,042 - $399,689
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$210K
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MEDIAN: $212,123
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$15.60 - $175.94
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$0$399K
Salary $103,042 - $399,689
Bonus $2,013 - $152,051
Profit Sharing $27,500
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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$99,130 - $399,689
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 107
Hourly Data $0$175
Hourly Rate $15.60 - $175.94
Overtime $9.00
Annual Data $0$399K
Bonus $2,013 - $152,051
Profit Sharing $27,500
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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$99,130 - $399,689
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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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

  • Perform corrective and reconstructive mouth, jaw, neck, and dental surgery.
  • Surgically reconstruct and cosmetically improve head, jaw, neck, and face appearance.
  • 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.

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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
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Oral Surgeon Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$213,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 27%
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