Average pay for an Orthopedic Surgeon with Orthopedics skills is considerable, rounding six figures at $357K per year. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$130,182 - $574,719
(Median)
$130K
$360K
$570K
MEDIAN: $356,584
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$14.43 - $193.92
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$14
$100
$190
MEDIAN: $100
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$210K$420K$630K
Salary
$130,182 - $574,719  
   
Bonus
$4,932 - $103,198  
Profit Sharing
$50,000  
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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$127,625 - $602,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 258
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$330$660$990
Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $193.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.08  
Overtime
$45.62 - $974  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$700K$1.4M$2.1M
Bonus
$4,932 - $103,198  
   
Profit Sharing
$50,000  
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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$127,625 - $602,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Surgeon

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


The average inexperienced employee pulls down a cushy six-figure sum; the median salary for people claiming fewer than five years of experience is $351K. Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $367K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $372K.

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Experience Affects Orthopedic Surgeon Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$370,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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