Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $356K) surpassing six figures annually. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$126,423 - $579,664
$130K
$360K
$580K
MEDIAN: $355,561
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$27.00 - $187.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$210K$420K$630K
Salary
$126,423 - $579,664  
   
Bonus
$4,894 - $103,548  
Profit Sharing
$32,500  
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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$128,949 - $600,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 250
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$330$660$990
Hourly Rate
$27.00 - $187.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.08  
Overtime
$45.96 - $970  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$700K$1M$2M
Bonus
$4,894 - $103,548  
   
Profit Sharing
$32,500  
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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$128,949 - $600,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Surgeon

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


New workers enjoy hefty six-figure paychecks when they take on this position — $350K per year is the median for people who claim less than five years' experience. Orthopedic Surgeons with Orthopedics skills see a median salary of $356K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $372K.

Key Stats for Orthopedic Surgeon

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
034
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Orthopedic Surgeon Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$366,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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