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Colorectal Surgeon Salary

Colorectal Surgeons in the United States can expect wages of $260K annually on average. For the most part, Colorectal Surgeons enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most Colorectal Surgeons survey respondents are men (71 percent). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$174,752 - $406,336
MEDIAN: $259,806

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$174,752 - $406,336  
$0.00 - $220,500  
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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).
$175,731 - $469,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Pay by Experience Level for Colorectal Surgeon

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

Colorectal Surgeons with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $253K on average, a generous six-figure sum for those just starting out. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $342K in this role. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Colorectal Surgeon with more than 20 years of experience can earn $361K on average.

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.


29 %
71 %

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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 8%