Average Neurosurgeon Salary

$415,523
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$161k
MEDIAN
$416k
90%
$791k

The average salary for a Neurosurgeon is $415,523

Base Salary
$161k - $791k
Bonus
$2k - $104k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $188k
Commission
$2k - $377k
Total Pay
$150k - $814k
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What Do Neurosurgeons Do?

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.
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Job Satisfaction for Neurosurgeon

4.7 out of 5
(72)
Extremely Satisfied
15Reviews
Based on 72 responses, the job of Neurosurgeon has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.65 out of 5. On average, Neurosurgeons are extremely satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
71.1%
Female
27.9%
Prefer to self-define
1.1%
This data is based on 190 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

89%

Dental

65%

Vision

60%

None

11%