Neurosurgeon Salary

The average salary for a Neurosurgeon is $380,378 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Spine Surgery, Neuroscience, Neurosurgeon, and General Surgery.

$101,858 - $793,557
$100K
$380K
$790K
MEDIAN: $383,434
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90%

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$19.80 - $261.82
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MEDIAN: $99.89
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$0$813K
Salary $101,858 - $793,557
Bonus $1,028 - $116,968
Profit Sharing $48.43 - $347,319
Commission $90,000
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).
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$101,155 - $813,581
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 771
Hourly Data $0$593
Hourly Rate $19.80 - $261.82
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $20.33 - $594
Annual Data $0$813K
Bonus $1,028 - $116,968
Commission $90,000
Profit Sharing $48.43 - $347,319
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).
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$101,155 - $813,581
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

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Job Description for Neurosurgeon

Neurosurgeons are specialized surgeons who focus on the brain, spine, and nervous system, and correcting neurological problems through surgery. These can include back surgeries, removing brain tumors, and other specialized neurological procedures.

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Neurosurgeon Tasks

  • Interview patients, evaluate test results, and diagnose conditions or the absence of conditions.
  • Teach medical students and supervise residents.
  • Document and track all treatments, diagnoses, medications, and other health data.
  • Discuss outcomes and potential courses of action with patients, and assist them in the decision-making process.
  • Perform surgical procedures, both exploratory and for treatment.

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Popular Skills for Neurosurgeon

Pay by Experience Level for Neurosurgeon

Pay by Experience for a Neurosurgeon has a positive trend. An entry-level Neurosurgeon with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $301,000 based on 362 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Neurosurgeon with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $397,000 based on 282 salaries. An experienced Neurosurgeon which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $414,000 based on 310 salaries. A Neurosurgeon with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $444,000 based on 172 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $382,562

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Neurosurgeon Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Neurosurgeon?

Neurosurgeon in San Jose:
"Saving People."
Pros: Helping people live, and seeing the looks on their faces.
Cons: The stress, and the amount of a workload there is.

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Key Stats for Neurosurgeon

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Neurosurgeon Salaries

▲16%

▲8%

▲4%

National Average
$383,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Neurosurgeon Salaries

Spine Surgery
▲41%

Neuroscience
▲31%

Neurosurgeon
▲24%

General Surgery
▲19%

Surgery
▲8%


National Average
$383,000

Medicine / Surgery
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 11%
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