Cardiovascular Surgeon Salary

A Cardiovascular Surgeon earns an average salary of $292,774 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$100,446 - $537,180
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$540K
MEDIAN: $292,774
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$100,446 - $537,180  
   
Bonus
$26,600 - $160,236  
Total Pay (?
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$100,671 - $536,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Cardiovascular Surgeon

  • Treat complications of ischemic heart disease (for example, coronary artery bypass grafting), correct congenital heart disease, or treat valvular heart disease created by various causes including endocarditis.
  • Provide surgical care of coronary artery disease, abnormalities of the great vessels and heart valves, congenital anomalies, tumors and diseases of the diaphragm.
  • Treat pathologic conditions of the lung, esophagus and chest wall, abnormalities of the great vessels, tumors of the mediastinum, and diseases of the diaphragm and pericardium.
  • Provide operative, preoperative and critical care diagnosis, treatment and procedures for patients with pathological conditions of the chest.
  • Communicate with families and patients regarding care plans and make referrals to other specialists as per the standard of care.

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Experience Affects Cardiovascular Surgeon Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 34%

National Average
$303,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 33%
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