The average salary for a Neurological Surgeon is $337,069.
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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. Neurological surgeons work in a he…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Neurological Surgeon
Medicine / Surgery
Skills in Brain Surgery, Neuroscience, Surgery and Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Visualization.
Pay by Experience Level for Neurological Surgeon
An entry-level Neurological Surgeon with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $291,632 based on 12 salaries. An early career Neurological Surgeon with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $354,930 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Neurological Surgeon with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $351,788 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Neurological Surgeon with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $308,252 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $399,961.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Neurological Surgeon in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 33.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (25.6% more) and New York, New York (20.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (16.9% less).
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