Medical Director, General Surgery Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Medical Directors of General Surgery in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $250K annually nationwide. The majority of those in this field are not happy with their jobs, unfortunately. While one in three report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and one-third have dental, as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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

Experienced
▲22%

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
$250,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼32%

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 33%