Medical Director, General Surgery Salary

A sizeable majority of Medical Directors of General Surgery in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $297K annually. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one-half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by approximately half and dental coverage is claimed by close to one-half. Unfortunately, most individuals in this position find their jobs especially unfulfilling. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Job Description for Medical Director, General Surgery

  • Manage and oversee daily clinical and administrative operations.
  • Attend and present at meetings with other departments and area groups and agencies.
  • Provide patient care and follow up services, including assessing patient care plans.
  • Develop and implement behavioral health and recovery services and systems.
  • Develop, evaluate, approve and revise clinical policy and protocols.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Director, General Surgery

Pay by Experience for a Medical Director, General Surgery has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Director, General Surgery with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $170,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Director, General Surgery with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $246,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Medical Director, General Surgery which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $305,000 based on 23 salaries. A Medical Director, General Surgery with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $285,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Medical Director, General Surgery

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Medical Director, General Surgery Salaries

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$300,000

Late-Career
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼18%

Entry-Level
▼43%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 50%
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