Neurological Surgeon Salary

Neurological Surgeons receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $289K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Neurological Surgeons (87 percent) who took the survey are men. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$91,839 - $682,108
$92K
$290K
$680K
MEDIAN: $289,364
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50%
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$32.56 - $393.05
$170
MEDIAN: $167.00
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$0$713K
Salary $91,839 - $682,108
Bonus $103.04 - $96,958
Total Pay (?
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$89,368 - $713,882
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data $0$794
Hourly Rate $167.00
Overtime $23.15 - $795
Annual Data $0$713K
Bonus $103.04 - $96,958
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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$89,368 - $713,882
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Neurological Surgeon

Neurological surgeons are responsible for leading operating procedures in the neurological departments of their facilities and overseeing surgical procedures in accordance with strict safety regulations and the particular patient's needs. Neurological surgeons are highly proficient in handling different blood pressure levels and monitoring cerebral pathways, evaluating operation outcomes, and understanding physiological derivations from electrode positioning.

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Neurological Surgeon Tasks

  • Perform neurosurgical procedures.
  • Work with other members of patients' medical teams to create management plans.
  • Suggest treatment options.
  • Examine and diagnose patients.
  • Operate surgical tools, including endoscopic and laser equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Neurological Surgeon

Pay by Experience for a Neurological Surgeon has a positive trend. An entry-level Neurological Surgeon with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $250,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Neurological Surgeon with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $303,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Neurological Surgeon which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $294,000 based on 36 salaries. A Neurological Surgeon with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $300,000 based on 19 salaries.

Key Stats for Neurological Surgeon

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Neurological Surgeon Salaries

Mid-Career
▲4%

Late-Career
▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$293,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 13%
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