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Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon is $335,700 per year.
Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salary (?
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$150,227 - $520,633
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National Salary Data

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$0$190K$380K$570K
Salary
$150,227 - $520,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $97,379  
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $30,000  
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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$141,366 - $544,582  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 164
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Job Description for Cardiothoracic Surgeon

  • Explain patient health needs to family members, caretakers, nurses and others.
  • Talk with patients to explain procedures and their risks and outcomes.
  • Complete paperwork on procedures, diagnoses, outcomes, and other factors.
  • Perform complex surgical operations and interventions safely and hygienically.
  • Work with nurses and anesthesiologists to ensure safe treatment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Experience Affects Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$339,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%