Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a General Surgeon is $292,839
What is the Pay by Experience Level for General Surgeons?
An entry-level General Surgeon with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $261,028 based on 65 salaries. An early career General Surgeon with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $270,832 based on 194 salaries. A …Read more
What Do General Surgeons Do?
A general surgeon is a physician that specializes in performing medical surgeries. A general surgeon often does not have a specialty as to the type of surgery they perform; this is in contrast to specialists such as neurosurgeons or orthopedic surgeons, who perform a limited range of surgeries but typically have a much deeper knowledge of their particular area of specialty. Most surgeons begin their careers as a general surgeon before specializing further.
A surgeon generally spend most of …Read more
- Diagnose and follow up with patients during clinic visits.
- Record and protect all patient information.
- Educate patients and their families on surgery risks, benefits, and follow up needs.
- Schedule, perform, and follow up with patient surgeries.