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Medical Surgeon (General) Salary

$380,728 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Surgeon (General) is $380,728 a year and $183 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Surgeon (General) is between $247,886 and $525,597. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Surgeon (General). This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Specializes in performing surgery to correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent diseases, and improve function in patients.
  • Examines patient, determines if surgery is necessary, estimates possible risks to patient, and decides the best operational procedure.
Medical Surgeon (General) Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Surgeons

Job family population: 38,600

Estimated population of Medical Surgeon (General) jobs: 6,118

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Medical Surgeon (General) Job Listings for United States

Med/Surg RN (El Paso, TX)
Jun 24
Dallas, United States
General Healthcare Resources, Inc.
Med/Surg Registered Nurse (RN) - Relocation Opportunity! The employee-friendly Scotland Health Care System, in Laurinburg, NC, is hiring a Med/Surg Registered Nurse (RN) and will provide up to $7,500 ...
Travel Nurse - Med/Surg RN - Taos, NM
Jun 19
Los Angeles, United States
General Healthcare Resources - Travel Nursing
Travel Med/Surg Registered Nurse (RN) Start your next travel opportunity with this great Registered Nurse (RN) Med/Surg position in Taos, NM. Job Details * $1,691 weekly gross pay * 36 hours/weekly ...
Travel Nurse - Med/Surg RN - Augusta, ME
Jun 20
Los Angeles, United States
General Healthcare Resources - Travel Nursing
Travel Med/Surg Registered Nurse (RN) Needed for Nights! Earn $1,245+ weekly with this great Registered Nurse (RN) position in Augusta, ME. Job Details * Estimated take home after taxes of $1,245 ...
General Surgeon
Jun 24
Crystal River, FL, USA
Precise Medical Staffing California
General Surgery Position - West Coast Florida Crystal River, FL Medical Center north of Tampa is assisting a Single Specialty Group seeking a General Surgeon to join an existing practice - Income ...
General, Choose a Bright Future as a General Surgeon with Baptist Health
Jun 21
Louisville, KY, USA
Baptist Health Medical Group
Opportunity overview Baptist Health Medical Group is seeking a BC/BE fellowship trained general surgeon to join our team of physicians here at Baptist Health Louisville. Benefits As an employee of ...
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