Orthopedic Surgeon with Orthopedics Skills Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills , with median pay hovering around $344K per year. Total incomes of Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $102K from bonuses and close to $147K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $131K and $614K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Most Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$136,213 - $572,082
MEDIAN: $344,158

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National Salary Data (?
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$136,213 - $572,082  
$0.00 - $101,966  
Profit Sharing
$5,106 - $146,807  
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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).
$131,430 - $613,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 258
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Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Surgeon

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

Six-figure salaries are not unusual for those just entering the occupation — survey respondents with less than five years' experience under their belts report receiving an average of $340K per year. Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $359K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $402K on average.

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Experience Affects Orthopedic Surgeon Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.


7 %
93 %

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: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 10%