$397,372
Avg. Salary
$146
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$21,727

Bonus

$10,279

Profit Sharing

$57,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Neurosurgeon is $146 per hour.

The median Neurosurgeon has a base pay of $397,372. Salaries generally range from $103k to $785k. The median bonus is $21,727. Skills that can affect salary include Brain Surgery, Spine Surgery, Medicine / Surgery, Neurosurgeon, Surgery, Neuroscience, General Surgery.
$20.57
10%
$146.39
50%
$292.55
90%
MEDIAN $146.39
$103k
10%
$397k
50%
$785k
90%
MEDIAN $397,372
$102,711 - $785,452
$100K
$400K
$790K
MEDIAN: $397,372
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90%

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$20.57 - $293
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MEDIAN: $146
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$0$803K
Salary $102,711 - $785,452
Bonus $1,043 - $115,100
Profit Sharing $171 - $200,000
Commission $1,021 - $371,911
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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$102,673 - $803,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,339
Hourly Data $0$583
Hourly Rate $20.57 - $293
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $20.37 - $584
Annual Data $0$803K
Bonus $1,043 - $115,100
Commission $1,021 - $371,911
Profit Sharing $171 - $200,000
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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$102,673 - $803,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 128

Job Description for Neurosurgeon

Neurosurgeons are specialized surgeons who focus on the brain, spine, and nervous system, and correcting neurological problems through surgery. These can include back surgeries, removing brain tumors, and other specialized neurological procedures.

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Neurosurgeon Tasks
  • Interview patients, evaluate test results, and diagnose conditions or the absence of conditions.
  • Teach medical students and supervise residents.
  • Document and track all treatments, diagnoses, medications, and other health data.
  • Discuss outcomes and potential courses of action with patients, and assist them in the decision-making process.
  • Perform surgical procedures, both exploratory and for treatment.

Neurosurgeon Pay By Employer

$0$691K

Mayo Clinic
8 profiles
$572,500

Common Career Paths for Neurosurgeon


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Popular Skills for Neurosurgeon

Pay by Experience Level for Neurosurgeon

Pay by Experience for a Neurosurgeon has a positive trend. An entry-level Neurosurgeon with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $301,000 based on 362 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Neurosurgeon with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $397,000 based on 282 salaries. An experienced Neurosurgeon which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $414,000 based on 310 salaries. A Neurosurgeon with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $444,000 based on 172 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

22%

-2%

-4%

-9%

-18%

National Average: $400,176

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

Neurosurgeon Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Neurosurgeon?

Neurosurgeon in Las Vegas:
"Great."
Pros: The people, the environment.
Cons: Death.

Neurosurgeon in Boston:
"Capstone Career Opportunity."
Pros: Ability to impact billions of patients every day all over the world
Cons: Numerous policies and processes inherient to a large company

Neurosurgeon in South Africa:
"Work is efficient but busy with many patients to attend."
Pros: Good place .much to learn ,interesting.
Cons: Pay less in salary.

Neurosurgeon in San Jose:
"Saving People."
Pros: Helping people live, and seeing the looks on their faces.
Cons: The stress, and the amount of a workload there is.

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Key Stats for Neurosurgeon

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Neurosurgeon Salaries

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$400,000

▼1%

▼25%

Skills That Affect Neurosurgeon Salaries

Spine Surgery
▲35%

Neuroscience
▲25%

Neurosurgeon
▲19%

General Surgery
▲14%

Surgery
▲3%

National Average
$400,000


Medicine / Surgery
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 12%