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Surgeon (General) Salary

$369,607 (USD)

Average Salary

$178/hr

Average Hourly

$34,669

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Surgeon (General) is $369,607 a year and $178 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Surgeon (General) is between $240,646 and $510,244. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a 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

Description:
  • 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.
Surgeon (General) Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Surgeons

Job family population: 38,600

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

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$428,476
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 more than 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...

Surgeon (General) Job Listings for United States

Surgery, General Surgeon, U.S. Army Reserve
May 23
Federal Way, WA, USA
US ARMY
As a part time Provider you will work hand in hand locally in your own community one weekend a month. Two weeks a year you'll contribute to our Soldiers and their families across the United States in ...
RN PRN, Registered Nurse-Pedi Surgery General
Jun 4
San Antonio, United States
Christus Health
Description This is a PRN position. Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and treatments.
General Surgeon
Jul 9
Saint Joseph, MO, USA
Barton Associates
A hospital in Missouri is looking for a general surgeon who can provide locum tenens coverage for one week per month over the span of 9 months beginning early September, with the chance of an ...
Physician: A General Surgeon Is Wanted for Temporary Assistance in OR | JOB-2575343
Jul 4
Newberg, OR, USA
CompHealth
We are helping an Oregon-based medical center that is currently seeking a general surgeon to assist with locum tenens coverage. Your assignment schedule will be weekend call, and you will see five ...
Physician Assistant - General Surgery Vascular Surgery
Jul 22
Fort Worth, TX, USA
The Lyle Group, LLC
Our client in the Fort Worth, Texas area is seeking a physician assistant to join their expanding general surgery practice! Wonderful opportunity to work in a thriving city and join one of the ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Surgeon (General) is $369,607 a year and $178 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Surgeon (General) is between $240,646 and $510,244. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a 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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Surgeon (General) Job Listings for United States

Surgery, General Surgeon, U.S. Army Reserve
May 23
Federal Way, WA, USA
US ARMY
As a part time Provider you will work hand in hand locally in your own community one weekend a month. Two weeks a year you'll contribute to our Soldiers and their families across the United States in ...
RN PRN, Registered Nurse-Pedi Surgery General
Jun 4
San Antonio, United States
Christus Health
Description This is a PRN position. Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and treatments.
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