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Neurosurgeon Salary with Brain Surgery skills

Neurosurgeons with Brain Surgery skills can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $400K per year on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Neurosurgeons with Brain Surgery skills. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Neurosurgeons with Brain Surgery skills survey respondents are men (78 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$101,771 - $772,883
(Median)
$100K
$400K
$770K
MEDIAN: $400,433
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90%

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$17.74 - $325.56
(Median)
$18
$93
$330
MEDIAN: $93.00
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90%

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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.
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$0$270K$540K$810K
Salary
$101,771 - $772,883  
   
Bonus
$2,000 - $95,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $73,500  
Commission
$5,350 - $135,000  
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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$102,466 - $805,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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.
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$0$160$320$480
Hourly Rate
$17.74 - $325.56  
   
Overtime
$20.50 - $475.00  
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.
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$0$320K$640K$960K
Bonus
$2,000 - $95,000  
   
Commission
$5,350 - $135,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $73,500  
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).
)
$102,466 - $805,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Neurosurgeon with Brain Surgery skills

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $380K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $419K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Neurosurgeons with Brain Surgery skills make a median salary of $446K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $416K.

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Experience Affects Neurosurgeon with Brain Surgery skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$406,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 8%
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