The average pay for a Pediatric Surgeon is $250,026 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$97,871 - $448,459
(Median)
$98K
$250K
$450K
MEDIAN: $250,026
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$24.30 - $40.69
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Salary
$97,871 - $448,459  
   
Bonus
$1,021 - $97,871  
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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$53,582 - $451,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$28.50  
   
Overtime
$80.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Bonus
$1,021 - $97,871  
   
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).
)
$53,582 - $451,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Job Description for Pediatric Surgeon

A pediatric surgeon is a person with the experience and qualifications to treat children, usually focusing on the most severe cases requiring surgery from the neck to the pelvic region. Surgery for children is quite different from surgery for adults, and special training is required. These surgeons work in hospitals, treating children from newborns to late adolescence. Pediatric surgeons work to repair defects, diagnose and repair tumors, and perform transplants. A typical work environment for them is a medical facility, usually within a children's or emergency hospital, but they can work within university facilities as well. The types of industries that employ them are mainly in large scale medical industries, but researchers and community hospitals employ them also.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pediatric Surgeon

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

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Experience Affects Pediatric Surgeon Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 31%

National Average
$209,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None:
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