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Cardiovascular Surgeon Salary

A Cardiovascular Surgeon earns an average salary of $300,000 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$102,556 - $532,602
(Median)
$100K
$300K
$530K
MEDIAN: $300,000
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Salary
$102,556 - $532,602  
   
Bonus
$24,566 - $91,563  
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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$102,556 - $535,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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 30%

National Average
$307,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%