Average Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salary in Canada

C$292,260
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C$30,000
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The average salary for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Canada is C$292,260.
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CA$154k
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CA$292k
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CA$470k
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Salary
C$154k - C$470k
Bonus
C$2k - C$73k
Total Pay
C$130k - C$505k

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Job Description for Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Tasks
  • Perform complex surgical operations and interventions safely and hygienically.
  • Work with nurses and anesthesiologists to ensure safe treatment.
  • Complete paperwork on procedures, diagnoses, outcomes, and other factors.
  • Explain patient health needs to family members, caretakers, nurses and others.
  • Talk with patients to explain procedures and their risks and outcomes.

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Popular Skills for Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Skills in Surgery, Open Heart and Cardiology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Cardiothoracic Surgeon

An early career Cardiothoracic Surgeon with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$275,000 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Cardiothoracic Surgeon with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$289,041 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Cardiothoracic Surgeon with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$322,937 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$275,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Cardiothoracic Surgeon in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 2.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (45.3% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (5.9% less) and Toronto, Ontario (5.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 63 survey responses.
Early Career
42.9%
Mid Career
25.4%
Experienced
20.6%
Late Career
11.1%