Alternate Job Titles: Physician - Surgery, Surgeon, Doctor - Surgery
What is the average annual salary for Surgeon?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Surgeon may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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.
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 annualy pay for a typical Surgeon in the United States is $344,233 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $344,233.
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. Requires a degree in medicine from an accredited school and is licensed to practice. May require at least 2-4 years of surgery experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May report to a medical director. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
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