Neurological Surgeon Salary

Neurological Surgeons in the United States can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $292K) surpassing six figures annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Neurological Surgeons are happy with their jobs. Male Neurological Surgeons are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 68 percent of professionals. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$101,736 - $614,451
(Median)
$100K
$290K
$610K
MEDIAN: $291,631
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$20.13 - $326.74
(Median)
$20
$64
$330
MEDIAN: $64.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$230K$460K$690K
Salary
$101,736 - $614,451  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $86,293  
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).
)
$89,838 - $676,882  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $326.74  
   
National Annualized 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.
)
$0$240K$480K$720K
Bonus
$0.00 - $86,293  
   
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).
)
$89,838 - $676,882  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Neurological Surgeon

  • Operate surgical tools, including endoscopic and laser equipment.
  • Perform neurosurgical procedures.
  • Examine and diagnose patients.
  • Work with other members of patients’ medical teams to create management plans.
  • Suggest treatment options.

Neurological Surgeon Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Neurological Surgeon

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


Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $246K on average, a generous six-figure sum for those just starting out. Neurological Surgeons who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $295K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $287K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Neurological Surgeon Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$277,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 7%
ADVERTISEMENT