$308,872
Avg. Salary
$97.52
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$22,500

Bonus

$15,000

Profit Sharing

$4,875

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Cardiac Surgeon is $97.52 per hour.

The average pay for a Cardiac Surgeon is $308,872 per year.

$29.59
10%
$97.52
50%
$296.96
90%
MEDIAN $97.52
$97k
10%
$309k
50%
$606k
90%
MEDIAN $308,872
$96,635 - $606,464
$97K
$310K
$610K
MEDIAN: $308,872
10%
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90%

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$29.59 - $297
$30
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MEDIAN: $97.52
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$0$643K
Salary $96,635 - $606,464
Bonus $986 - $100,938
Profit Sharing $15,000
Commission $4,875
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$94,935 - $643,684
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 329
Hourly Data $0$519
Hourly Rate $29.59 - $297
Hourly Tips $0.24
Overtime $20.58 - $520
Annual Data $0$643K
Bonus $986 - $100,938
Commission $4,875
Profit Sharing $15,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$94,935 - $643,684
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

Job Description for Cardiac Surgeon

Cardiac surgeons are responsible for performing heart surgeries and other complex operations on patients with heart conditions. These surgeons must be organized and pay close attention to detail to facilitate surgeries, and they must work well in a team environment with other surgeons and medical professionals to complete all objectives under strict deadlines.

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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

Pay by Experience for a Cardiac Surgeon has a positive trend. An entry-level Cardiac Surgeon with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $250,000 based on 106 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cardiac Surgeon with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $256,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Cardiac Surgeon which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $309,000 based on 73 salaries. A Cardiac Surgeon with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $399,000 based on 39 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-5%

National Average: $305,957

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Cardiac Surgeon

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Cardiac Surgeon Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$306,000

Mid-Career
▼16%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Cardiac Surgeon Salaries

Surgery
▲8%

Open Heart
▲4%

National Average
$306,000

Cardiology
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 21%