Cardiovascular Surgeon Salary

A Cardiovascular Surgeon earns an average salary of $353,627 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$103,040 - $694,458
$100K
$350K
$690K
MEDIAN: $353,627
10%
50%
90%

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$42.50 - $325.00
$150
MEDIAN: $146.09
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$250K$500K$750K
Salary
$103,040 - $694,458  
   
Bonus
$14,848 - $147,949  
Total Pay (?
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$105,463 - $723,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$130$260$390
Hourly Rate
$146.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.44  
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$260K$520K$780K
Bonus
$14,848 - $147,949  
   
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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$105,463 - $723,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Job Description for Cardiovascular Surgeon

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cardiovascular Surgeon

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

Key Stats for Cardiovascular Surgeon

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Cardiovascular Surgeon Salaries

Experienced
▲44%

Late-Career
▲15%

National Average
$348,000

Mid-Career
▼13%

Entry-Level
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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