The average salary for an Orthopedic Surgeon in United Kingdom is £89,447.
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Job Description for Orthopedic Surgeon
Orthopedic surgeons work with the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments. They perform surgery to address trauma, tumors, injuries, infections and other conditions requiring surgical intervention. Specific conditions that orthopedic surgeons may address include arthritis, spine disorders such as scoliosis, dislocations and fractures, and damage to tendons, muscles and ligaments, among others. These professionals may focus on general orthopedic surger…Read more
Orthopedic Surgeon Tasks
- Examine patients to diagnose and treat bone, joint, ligament, and skeleton problems, diseases, or injuries.
- Perform surgery to repair, salvage, or replace bones and joints, reconnect nerves, or otherwise improve skeletal health.
- Monitor ongoing progress and health of patients, changing treatment plans as circumstances dictate.
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Popular Skills for Orthopedic Surgeon
Medicine / Surgery
Skills in Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership, Emergency/Trauma, Surgery and Orthopedics.
Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Surgeon
An entry-level Orthopedic Surgeon with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £70,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Orthopedic Surgeon with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £79,552 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Orthopedic Surgeon with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £96,865 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Orthopedic Surgeon with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £95,037 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £98,141.
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Employees with Orthopedic Surgeon in their job title in Manchester, England: Manchester earn an average of 34.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: West Midlands (27.9% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (10.6% less) and London, England: London (9.3% less).
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