The average pay for an Orthopedic Surgeon is AU$204,763 per year.

AU$99,101 - AU$529,002
AU$99K
AU$200K
AU$530K
MEDIAN: AU$204,763
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AU$0AU$180KAU$360KAU$540K
Salary
AU$99,101 - AU$529,002  
   
Bonus
AU$15,000  
Profit Sharing
AU$58,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$99,101 - AU$529,002  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Surgeon

Pay by Experience for an Orthopedic Surgeon has a positive trend. An entry-level Orthopedic Surgeon with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $200,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Orthopedic Surgeon with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $300,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Orthopedic Surgeon which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $257,000 based on 14 salaries. An Orthopedic Surgeon with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $250,000 based on 6 salaries.

Orthopedic Surgeon Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Orthopedic Surgeon?

Orthopedic Surgeon in Melbourne:
"Orthopedic surgeon advice."
- For those wondering to become an orthopedic surgeon, go ahead and do. This is an exceptionally rewarding career and your time will be worth the fourteen years of studying. The specialty is an amazing one as there are no Internal Medicine doctors taking your cases and you can see immediate results post surgery unlike other specialties. The work I do every day is meaningful in making a world a better place as orthopedic surgeons were rated number 1 in most meaningful job in our society. Who knows somebody who has broken a bone in their arm or a fractured shoulder or a bum knee, I have. There are exceptional rewards from the salary to philanthropic rewards in changing peoples lives every day to earning six to seven salaries in your career. The specialty is demanding, but well worth it. Go ahead and do it.

Key Stats for Orthopedic Surgeon

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Orthopedic Surgeon Salaries

Mid-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲16%

National Average
AU$215,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 40%