Orthopedic Surgeon Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Orthopedic Surgeon is $303,593 per year. A skill in Orthopedics is associated with high pay for this job.
Orthopedic Surgeon Total Pay (?
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$105,402 - $510,536
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $303,593
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Orthopedic Surgeon Total Pay (?
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$11.92 - $256.45
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National Salary Data

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$0$190K$380K$570K
Salary
$105,402 - $510,536  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $100,011  
Profit Sharing
$3,531 - $67,871  
Commission
$5,000 - $22,500  
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).
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$120,896 - $559,952  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 632
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$100$200$300
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $256.45  
   
Overtime
$2.00 - $300.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Bonus
$0.00 - $100,011  
   
Commission
$5,000 - $22,500  
Profit Sharing
$3,531 - $67,871  
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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$120,896 - $559,952  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 632
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Job Description for Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic surgeons endure long periods of schooling in order to begin practicing. The first step in the path is a bachelor's degree, preferably in biology or chemistry. Once undergraduate studies are complete, orthopedic surgeons must complete medical school to become medical doctor or a doctor of osteopathic medicine. After medical school, orthopedic surgeons may apply for residency at a hospital and demonstrate that they are knowledgeable and competent.
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Orthopedic Surgeon Tasks
  • Monitor ongoing progress and health of patients, changing treatment plans as circumstances dictate.
  • Perform surgery to repair, salvage, or replace bones and joints, reconnect nerves, or otherwise improve skeletal health.
  • Examine patients to diagnose and treat bone, joint, ligament, and skeleton problems, diseases, or injuries.

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Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Surgeon

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

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
up arrow 25%
Atlanta
up arrow 5%
Boston
up arrow 5%
Seattle
up arrow 3%
National Average
$325,000
New York
up arrow 8%
San Francisco
up arrow 12%
Chicago
up arrow 38%
Houston
up arrow 41%
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Experience Affects Orthopedic Surgeon Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%
Late-Career
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$325,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Orthopedic Surgeon Salaries

up arrow 7%
National Average
$325,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 10%
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