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Surgeon Salary

$369,588 (USD)

Average Salary

$178/hr

Average Hourly

$34,667

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Surgeon is $369,588 a year and $178 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Surgeon is between $240,633 and $510,218. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Surgeon. 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 Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Surgeons

Job family population: 38,600

Estimated population of Surgeon jobs: 6,118

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$428,454
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 Job Listings for United States

Vascular, VASCULAR SURGEON
Jul 20
Winchester, VA, USA
Valley Health
VASCULAR SURGEON ValleyHealth/Winchester Medical Center is seeking a dynamic and energetic board-certified Vascular Surgeon to join 3 physician practice at a thriving 455-bed regional medical center ...
Plastic, Plastic Surgeon - Porter Regional Hospital
Jul 17
Valparaiso, IN, USA
CHSPSC, LLC
Porter Regional Hospital is seeking a BC/BE Plastic Surgeon to establish an independent practice after departure of busy plastic surgeon with potential assistance from the hospital. This is a great ...
Physician: Locums General Surgeon Needed in TX | JOB-2577172
Jul 19
Huntsville, TX, USA
CompHealth
There is a new locum tenens general surgeon opportunity now available in Texas. You must be comfortable with bread and butter cases, bariatric surgery, and endoscopies. Your assignment schedule will ...
Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Coastal Massachusetts
Jul 12
Fall River, MA, USA
Southcoast Health
The Cardiovascular Care Center at Southcoast Health is seeking a dynamic cardiothoracic surgeon to join our two cardiac surgeons in our well-established, highly regarded cardiovascular surgical ...
Surgeon
Jul 12
Springfield, MA, USA
Barton Associates
A hospital in Massachusetts is looking for a surgeon who can provide locum tenens coverage for approximately 3 days beginning in late August. The surgeon will work from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. and will be ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Surgeon is $369,588 a year and $178 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Surgeon is between $240,633 and $510,218. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Surgeon. 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 Job Listings for United States

Vascular, VASCULAR SURGEON
Jul 20
Winchester, VA, USA
Valley Health
VASCULAR SURGEON ValleyHealth/Winchester Medical Center is seeking a dynamic and energetic board-certified Vascular Surgeon to join 3 physician practice at a thriving 455-bed regional medical center ...
Plastic, Plastic Surgeon - Porter Regional Hospital
Jul 17
Valparaiso, IN, USA
CHSPSC, LLC
Porter Regional Hospital is seeking a BC/BE Plastic Surgeon to establish an independent practice after departure of busy plastic surgeon with potential assistance from the hospital. This is a great ...
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