The average salary for a General Surgeon in United Kingdom is £76,951.
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Job Description for General Surgeon
A general surgeon is a physician that specializes in performing medical surgeries. A general surgeon often does not have a specialty as to the type of surgery they perform; this is in contrast to specialists such as neurosurgeons or orthopedic surgeons, who perform a limited range of surgeries but typically have a much deeper knowledge of their particular area of specialty. Most surgeons begin their careers as a general surgeon before specializing further. A surgeon generally spend most of the…Read more
General Surgeon Tasks
- Diagnose and follow up with patients during clinic visits.
- Record and protect all patient information.
- Educate patients and their families on surgery risks, benefits, and follow up needs.
- Schedule, perform, and follow up with patient surgeries.
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Popular Skills for General Surgeon
Medicine / Surgery
Skills in Surgery and Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include General Surgery.
Pay by Experience Level for General Surgeon
An entry-level General Surgeon with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £68,784 based on 5 salaries. An early career General Surgeon with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £75,000 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career General Surgeon with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £78,155 based on 23 salaries. An experienced General Surgeon with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £87,428 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £87,429.
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