The average salary for a Neurosurgeon in United Kingdom is £98,170.
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Job Description for Neurosurgeon
Neurosurgeons are specialized surgeons who focus on the brain, spine, and nervous system, and correcting neurological problems through surgery. These can include back surgeries, removing brain tumors, and other specialized neurological procedures. Neurosurgeons work in a variety of practice settings; some practice general neurosurgery, while others limit their practice to specific sub-specialties, such as pediatrics, spine, vascular/endovascular, tumor, peripheral nerve, functional, and skull b…Read more
- Interview patients, evaluate test results, and diagnose conditions or the absence of conditions.
- Teach medical students and supervise residents.
- Document and track all treatments, diagnoses, medications, and other health data.
- Discuss outcomes and potential courses of action with patients, and assist them in the decision-making process.
- Perform surgical procedures, both exploratory and for treatment.
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Popular Skills for Neurosurgeon
Medicine / Surgery
Skills in Surgery and Neurology Clinic are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery, Neuroscience and Brain Surgery.
Pay by Experience Level for Neurosurgeon
An entry-level Neurosurgeon with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £87,013 based on 15 salaries. An early career Neurosurgeon with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £84,910 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Neurosurgeon with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £92,421 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Neurosurgeon with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £100,161 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £106,385.
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Employees with Neurosurgeon in their job title in Southampton, England: Hampshire earn an average of 34.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (0.2% more) and Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (28.7% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (1.4% less).
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