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Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salary

The average pay for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon is $352,632 per year.
$154,434 - $528,579
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $352,632
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$0$190K$380K$570K
Salary
$154,434 - $528,579  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $97,245  
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $40,000  
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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$150,505 - $555,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
United States (change)

Job Description for Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiothoracic surgeons are in charge of performing clinical duties and cardiothoracic surgeries on behalf of their organization. They are generally responsible for providing excellent patient care, resolving inquiries as they arise, and leading a team of clinical professionals in and out the surgery room, so strong leadership skills are required to avoid incidents during treatment and surgery.

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Cardiothoracic Surgeon Tasks

  • 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

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

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Experience Affects Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$356,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%