Orthopedic Surgeon Salary with Orthopedics skills

Salaries for Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills are generous, with average pay above six figures ($335K) per year. Total cash compensation to Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills bottoms out near $142K and approaches $642K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $126K from bonuses and almost $148K from profit sharing. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$143,214 - $581,765
MEDIAN: $334,843

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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.
$143,214 - $581,765  
$0.00 - $125,788  
Profit Sharing
$4,055 - $147,949  
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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).
$142,295 - $641,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 179

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Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Surgeon with Orthopedics skills

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

Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Even the relatively untested can earn a lot; individuals who have been working for fewer than five years report a median six-figure salary of $320K per year. Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $386K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $406K.

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Experience Affects Orthopedic Surgeon with Orthopedics skills Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.


8 %
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 11%