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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Perform surgery on hard and soft tissues of the jaw or face.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
>$80.00 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:


Growth rate:  19.1%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Operate on patients to treat conditions.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Treat chronic diseases or disorders.
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