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Colorectal Surgeon Salary

The average Colorectal Surgeon in the United States earns approximately $260K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Colorectal Surgeons survey respondents are men (76 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$177,636 - $385,833
MEDIAN: $260,070

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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 - $187,500  
Profit Sharing
$25,000 - $46,000  
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).
$183,831 - $450,208  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.

The average inexperienced worker earns $259K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $258K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Colorectal Surgeons make a median salary of $320K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $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 8 votes.


24 %
76 %

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: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 9%