Orthopedic Surgeon Salary

The average pay for an Orthopedic Surgeon is AU$182,561 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$85,500 - AU$450,000
(Median)
AU$86K
AU$180K
AU$450K
MEDIAN: AU$182,560
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AU$0AU$160KAU$320KAU$480K
Salary
AU$85,500 - AU$450,000  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$76,978  
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$95,707 - AU$437,928  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Surgeon

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Orthopedic Surgeon Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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.

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Experience Affects Orthopedic Surgeon Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 72%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
AU$187,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
medical benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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