$360,793
Avg. Salary
$101
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$20,617

Bonus

$15,000

Profit Sharing

$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Orthopedic Surgeon is $101 per hour.

The average pay for an Orthopedic Surgeon is $360,793 per year.

$19.65
10%
$100.99
50%
$214.81
90%
MEDIAN $100.99
$120k
10%
$361k
50%
$569k
90%
MEDIAN $360,793
$119,986 - $568,808
$120K
$360K
$570K
MEDIAN: $360,793
10%
50%
90%

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$19.65 - $215
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$100
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MEDIAN: $101
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$0$595K
Salary $119,986 - $568,808
Bonus $1,970 - $104,081
Profit Sharing $1,965 - $100,000
Commission $5,000
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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$117,623 - $595,311
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,139
Hourly Data $0$654
Hourly Rate $19.65 - $215
Hourly Tips $1.08
Overtime $32.78 - $654
Annual Data $0$595K
Bonus $1,970 - $104,081
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $1,965 - $100,000
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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$117,623 - $595,311
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

Job Description for Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic surgeons work with the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments. They perform surgery to address trauma, tumors, injuries, infections and other conditions requiring surgical intervention. Specific conditions that orthopedic surgeons may address include arthritis, spine disorders such as scoliosis, dislocations and fractures, and damage to tendons, muscles and ligaments, among others. These professionals may focus on general orthopedic surgery or have a specific specialty such as sports medicine, pediatrics, joint replacement or a particular part of the body (such as the spine, hand, and shoulder and elbows).

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Orthopedic Surgeon Tasks
  • Examine patients to diagnose and treat bone, joint, ligament, and skeleton problems, diseases, or injuries.
  • Perform surgery to repair, salvage, or replace bones and joints, reconnect nerves, or otherwise improve skeletal health.
  • Monitor ongoing progress and health of patients, changing treatment plans as circumstances dictate.

Orthopedic Surgeon Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Surgeon

Pay by Experience for an Orthopedic Surgeon has a positive trend. An entry-level Orthopedic Surgeon with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $336,000 based on 343 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Orthopedic Surgeon with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $371,000 based on 203 salaries. An experienced Orthopedic Surgeon which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $373,000 based on 200 salaries. An Orthopedic Surgeon with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $408,000 based on 107 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-13%

-18%

National Average: $370,875

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

Orthopedic Surgeons will find that Dallas offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 13 percent. Orthopedic Surgeons will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+11 percent) and San Francisco (+8 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Orthopedic Surgeons in Indianapolis earning a whopping 32 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Chicago and New Haven (32 percent lower and 22 percent lower, respectively).

Orthopedic Surgeon Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Orthopedic Surgeon?

Orthopedic Surgeon in Brooklyn:
"Mix of profesionally satisfying and administratively frustra."
Pros: The people and patients. Potential to make a difference.
Cons: Lack of administrative transparency. Lack of open communication with administration as to their goals and direction for the institution. Lack of courage to make decisions ina timely fashion.

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Key Stats for Orthopedic Surgeon

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Orthopedic Surgeon Salaries

▲10%

▼0%

▼0%

National Average
$371,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Orthopedic Surgeon Salaries

▼0%

National Average
$371,000

▼3%

Sports Medicine
▼10%

Medicine / Surgery
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 10%