Colorectal Surgeon Salary

Median pay for Colorectal Surgeons in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $260K per year. Most Colorectal Surgeons report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most Colorectal Surgeons survey respondents are men (75 percent). This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$177,636 - $385,833
MEDIAN: $260,192

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$177,636 - $385,833  
$0.00 - $267,548  
Profit Sharing
$25,000 - $46,000  
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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).
$183,386 - $450,208  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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Pay by Experience Level for Colorectal Surgeon

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

Even the relatively untested can earn a lot; individuals who have been working for fewer than five years report a median six-figure salary of $261K per year. On average, Colorectal Surgeons make $320K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $355K on average.

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Experience Affects Colorectal Surgeon Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


25 %
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 9%