Surgeon, Trauma Salary

Trauma Surgeons in the United States can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $317K) surpassing six figures annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Trauma Surgeons like their work and job satisfaction is high. Trauma Surgeons survey participants are largely women, dominating at 64 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$126,790 - $445,917
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$320K
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MEDIAN: $316,555
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$20.27 - $178.52
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MEDIAN: $104.31
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$0$446K
Salary $126,790 - $445,917
Bonus $4,797 - $56,673
Total Pay (?
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$125,663 - $446,682
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 137
Hourly Data $0$218
Hourly Rate $20.27 - $178.52
Overtime $25.17 - $218.52
Annual Data $0$446K
Bonus $4,797 - $56,673
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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$125,663 - $446,682
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Surgeon, Trauma

Trauma surgeons generally work in and around the emergency rooms of hospitals, including both emergency departments and operating rooms. When an individual suffers a sudden injury, these surgeons are tasked with treating them and preventing injuries from worsening.

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Surgeon, Trauma Tasks

  • Ensure that quality care and appropriate treatment are delivered to the trauma patient and initiate changes as needed to improve quality of care.
  • Serve as a consultant to the medical and nursing staff on trauma-related issues.
  • Provide trauma care and participate in the trauma surgeon call schedule.
  • Assist the Surgical Director of Trauma with monitoring the trauma performance improvement and patient safety process.
  • Assist the Surgical Director of Trauma in providing management of patients assigned to the trauma service.

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Pay by Experience Level for Surgeon, Trauma

Pay by Experience for a Surgeon, Trauma has a positive trend. An entry-level Surgeon, Trauma with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $304,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Surgeon, Trauma with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $337,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Surgeon, Trauma which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $344,000 based on 41 salaries. A Surgeon, Trauma with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $358,000 based on 24 salaries.

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Key Stats for Surgeon, Trauma

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Surgeon, Trauma Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$315,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Surgeon, Trauma Salaries

General Surgery
▲11%


National Average
$315,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 4%
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