Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salary

A Cardiothoracic Surgeon earns an average salary of $360,872 per year. A skill in Surgery is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$133,102 - $609,966
$130K
$360K
$610K
MEDIAN: $363,666
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$11.23 - $264.25
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MEDIAN: $88.79
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$0$614K
Salary $133,102 - $609,966
Bonus $715 - $100,945
Profit Sharing $10,000
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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$120,103 - $614,514
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 215
Hourly Data $0$974
Hourly Rate $11.23 - $264.25
Hourly Tips $0.07
Overtime $6.14 - $974
Annual Data $0$614K
Bonus $715 - $100,945
Profit Sharing $10,000
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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$120,103 - $614,514
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cardiothoracic surgeons are in charge of performing clinical duties and cardiothoracic surgeries on behalf of their organization. They are generally responsible for providing excellent patient care, resolving inquiries as they arise, and leading a team of clinical professionals in and out the surgery room, so strong leadership skills are required to avoid incidents during treatment and surgery.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Pay by Experience for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon has a positive trend. An entry-level Cardiothoracic Surgeon with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $298,000 based on 111 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cardiothoracic Surgeon with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $346,000 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Cardiothoracic Surgeon which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $464,000 based on 75 salaries. A Cardiothoracic Surgeon with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $422,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $354,299

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

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Cardiothoracic Surgeon?

Cardiothoracic Surgeon in New York:
"Persevere; Never stop Achieving."
Dedicate yourself to your work and studies, especially if you are from a minority background, it will help show complete dedication to your job and will help with entering a rigourous residency/fellowship program. I can attest to such feats as I myself have over come a lot to get where I am and know that the same can work for others.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Cleveland:
None, it's a good job that is useful to humanity.

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Key Stats for Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salaries

▲31%

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
$354,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salaries

Surgery
▲13%

National Average
$354,000

Medicine / Surgery
▼17%

Cardiology
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 4%
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