Perform surgery and related procedures on the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions to treat diseases, injuries, or defects. May diagnose problems of the oral and maxillofacial regions. May perform surgery to improve function or appearance.
Median Annual Wage: $187,200
Education: Post-doctoral training (72%); Doctoral degree (20%); Professional degree (8%)
Projected Growth: Faster than average (15% to 21%)
Related Job Titles: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (OMS); Oral Surgeon; Dental Service Chief; Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS); Surgeon; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon-Practice Owner; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Resident; Resident Physician; Resident Surgeon