Oral Biology/Maxillofacial Pathology
Types of Degrees Oral Biology/Maxillofacial Pathology Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many oral biology and oral and maxillofacial pathology graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
What Can You Do With a Oral Biology/Maxillofacial Pathology Major?
Below is a list of occupations associated with oral biology and oral and maxillofacial pathology:
|Job Title||Job Growth Rate||Median Salary|
How Much Do Oral Biology/Maxillofacial Pathology Majors Make?
Salaries According to BLS
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology majors often go into careers with median salaries of $178,800. This median refers to all degree levels, so the salary for a person with just a bachelor’s degree may be a little less and the one for a person with an advanced degree may be a little more.
To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.
Online Oral Biology/Maxillofacial Pathology Programs
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 schools offered some type of oral biology and oral and maxillofacial pathology program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.
|Degree Level||Colleges Offering Programs||Colleges Offering Online Classes|
|Certificate (Less Than 1 Year)||0||0|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||0||0|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||13||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||0||0|
Is a Degree in Oral Biology/Maxillofacial Pathology Worth It?
The median salary for a oral biology and oral and maxillofacial pathology grad is $178,800 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.
This is 348% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $2,778,000 after 20 years!
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Majors Related to Oral Biology/Maxillofacial Pathology
You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to oral biology and oral and maxillofacial pathology.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- College Scorecard
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers First Quarter 2020
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