How much does a Surgeon - Orthopedic make? The median annual Surgeon - Orthopedic salary is $456,870, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $359,184-$591,099, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Surgeon - Orthopedic in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Surgeon - Orthopedic in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Surgeon - Orthopedic in the United States is $456,870, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Surgeon - Orthopedic in the United States are expected to make less than $456,870.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Surgeon - Orthopedic that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Surgeon - Orthopedic are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of July 2017
Examines, diagnoses, and surgically treats musculoskeletal diseases and injuries. Performs surgical procedures to immobilize fractures by using corrective devices such as braces, pins, casts, and splints. Reviews patient history and confirms need for surgery. Determines which instruments and method of surgery will be most successful in achieving desired outcome. May provide medical personnel with direction concerning patient care. May provide in-service training as needed to address new technology in health care treatment. Provides charting in compliance with all laws and regulations. Requires a special degree of in medicine from an accredited school . Typically reports to a medical director. Requires a license to practice. No specified years of experience. Bachelor's or advanced degree, certification and/or license in specialty required. View full job description