Alternate Job Titles: Physician - Surgery, Surgeon, Doctor - Surgery
How much does a Surgeon make? The median annual Surgeon salary is $371,248, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $313,953-$440,621, 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 in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Surgeon in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Surgeon in the United States is $371,248, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Surgeon in the United States are expected to make less than $371,248.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Surgeon that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Surgeon are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Performs surgery to prevent and correct injuries, deformities, diseases or improve patient function, appearance or quality of life. 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. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. View full job description