Neurosurgeon Salary

The average salary for a Neurosurgeon is $392,384 per year. A skill in Spine Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.

$104,736 - $747,750

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$20.13 - $314.21

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$0$260K$520K$780K
Salary
$104,736 - $747,750  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $99,522  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $400,000  
Commission
$9,700 - $120,000  
Total Pay (?
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$110,127 - $773,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 544
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$150$300$450
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $314.21  
   
Overtime
$23.49 - $446.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$300K$600K$900K
Bonus
$100.00 - $99,522  
   
Commission
$9,700 - $120,000  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $400,000  
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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$110,127 - $773,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Neurosurgeon

A neurosurgeon is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of neurological conditions. A qualified candidate for this position must be board certified. Neurosurgeons often work as part of a team of specialized doctors in hospitals and other health care facilities. In addition to treatment of patients, they may teach medical students. Neurosurgeons are also sometimes required to oversee medical residents, particularly when working in a teaching hospital.

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Neurosurgeon Tasks

  • 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.
  • Document and track all treatments, diagnoses, medications, and other health data.
  • Interview patients, evaluate test results, and diagnose conditions or the absence of conditions.
  • Teach medical students and supervise residents.

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Pay by Experience Level for Neurosurgeon

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Experience Affects Neurosurgeon Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 13%


National Average
$402,000


Skills That Affect Neurosurgeon Salaries

Spine Surgery
up arrow 77%

Brain Surgery
up arrow 1%

Neuroscience
0%

National Average
$402,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 7%
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