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Neurosurgeon Salary

$596,696 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Neurosurgeon is $596,696 a year and $287 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Neurosurgeon is between $358,148 and $939,685. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Neurosurgeon. 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

  • Diagnoses and treats patients with surgery on nervous symptom that includes correcting deformities, repairing injuries, preventing diseases, and improving function in patients with surgery on nervous system.
  • Evaluates symptoms, upon examination of patient, to verify necessity of operation, estimates possible risk to patient, and determines best operational procedure.
Neurosurgeon Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Surgeons

Job family population: 38,600

Estimated population of Neurosurgeon 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...

Neurosurgeon Job Listings for United States

Neurosurgeon locums needed near Savannah, GA
Jun 8
Savannah, Georgia, USA
MPLT Healthcare
Neurosurgeon Hospitalist Physician Location: near Savannah, GA MPLT Healthcare is looking for physicians who understand the Urgency, Never Give Up, and Have the Courage to Excel in the forever ...
Physician: A Facility in NM Is Looking for a Locums Neurosurgeon | JOB-2569405
Jun 13
Albuquerque, NM, USA
We are helping an established facility in New Mexico that is currently in search of a neurosurgeon for locum tenens assistance. Your schedule will be 24-hour call, and you will see four patients per ...
Physician: Temporary Opportunity in Colorado for a Neurosurgeon | JOB-2568921
Jun 12
Greeley, CO, USA
An exciting locum tenens neurosurgeon opportunity is now available in Colorado. CompHealth can assist physicians who do not have a CO state license with the process. The assignment schedule will ...
Jun 13
Charleston, West Virginia, USA
Mosaic Life Care
Neurosurgeon - Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph MO Mosaic Life Care, a physician-led, 200 plus member, multi-specialty group in St. Joseph, Missouri, is seeking a well-trained BC/BE Neurosurgeon to join ...
Jun 6
Monterey County, USA
NEUROSURGEON Monterey County Natividad is seeking a recently trained Neurosurgeon to join the only Level II Trauma Center in Monterey County. Applicants must be board certified/board eligible in ...
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