Average Cardiac Surgeon Salary in Canada

C$241,222
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C$1,050
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The average salary for a Cardiac Surgeon in Canada is C$241,222.
10%
CA$51k
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CA$241k
90%
CA$485k
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C$51k - C$485k
Bonus
C$2 - C$48k
Total Pay
C$50k - C$460k

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Job Description for Cardiac Surgeon

Cardiac Surgeon Tasks
  • Provide operative, preoperative and critical care diagnosis, treatment and procedures for patients with pathological conditions of the chest.
  • Communicate with families and patients regarding care plans and make referrals to other specialists as per the standard of care.
  • Treat pathologic conditions of the lung, esophagus and chest wall, abnormalities of the great vessels, tumors of the mediastinum, and diseases of the diaphragm and pericardium.
  • Treat complications of ischemic heart disease (for example, coronary artery bypass grafting), correct congenital heart disease, or treat valvular heart disease created by various causes including endocarditis.
  • Provide surgical care of coronary artery disease, abnormalities of the great vessels and heart valves, congenital anomalies, tumors and diseases of the diaphragm.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cardiac Surgeon

An early career Cardiac Surgeon with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$202,261 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Cardiac Surgeon with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$245,659 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Cardiac Surgeon with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$238,944 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$300,000.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 56 survey responses.
Early Career
41.1%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
23.2%
Late Career
17.9%

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