Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salary

The average pay for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon is $382,243 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$156,375 - $552,530
(Median)
$160K
$380K
$550K
MEDIAN: $382,243
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Salary
$156,375 - $552,530  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $97,706  
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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$154,284 - $579,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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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 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$387,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 6%
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