The average salary for a Colorectal Surgeon is $309,877.
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Job Description for Colorectal Surgeon
Colorectal surgeons specialize in the treatment of the lower digestive tract. In medical school, this is the surgeon’s area of focused study for both education and advanced training, and to become a colorectal surgeon, one must have comprehensive knowledge about this area of the body, general surgical procedures, and diagnosis and treatment for the anus, rectum, and colon. Colorectal surgeons must have and maintain their medical licensing, and they often join a hospital or surgical team to roun…Read more
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Popular Skills for Colorectal Surgeon
Operating Room / OR
Medicine / Surgery
Skills in Surgery, General Surgery and Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operating Room / OR and Robotics.
Pay by Experience Level for Colorectal Surgeon
An entry-level Colorectal Surgeon with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $300,000 based on 7 salaries. An early career Colorectal Surgeon with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $299,402 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Colorectal Surgeon with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $298,821 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Colorectal Surgeon with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $375,378 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $400,000.
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Employees with Colorectal Surgeon in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (4.9% less), Boston, Massachusetts (4.8% less) and New York, New York (4.8% less).
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