Male Colorectal Surgeons number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $289K annually in the United States. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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MEDIAN: $289,381
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$199,588 - $369,112  
   
Bonus
$30,000  
Profit Sharing
$20,000  
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$201,086 - $386,184  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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Job Description for Colorectal Surgeon

Colorectal surgeons specialize in the treatment of the lower digestive tract. In medical school, this is the surgeon’s area of focused study for both education and advanced training, and to become a colorectal surgeon, one must have comprehensive knowledge about this area of the body, general surgical procedures, and diagnosis and treatment for the anus, rectum, and colon.

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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 untried can take home bulky six-figure salaries; employees who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $278K on average. For Colorectal Surgeons, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $310K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $307K by contrast.

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Key Stats for Colorectal Surgeon

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Colorectal Surgeon Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$295,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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