Average Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon is $397,693

Base Salary
$102k - $716k
$2k - $102k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $62k
Total Pay
$103k - $759k
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What Do Cardiothoracic Surgeons Do?

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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How do Cardiothoracic Surgeons Rate Their Jobs?

4.5 out of 5
Extremely Satisfied
Based on 15 responses, the job of Cardiothoracic Surgeon has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.5 out of 5. On average, Cardiothoracic Surgeons are extremely satisfied with their job.