Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon Salary

Salaries for Plastic Surgeons in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($259K) per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Most Plastic Surgeons like their work and job satisfaction is high. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Plastic Surgeons who answered the questionnnaire. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$93,813 - $560,955
$94K
$260K
$560K
MEDIAN: $256,779
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$10.18 - $245.66
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MEDIAN: $52.03
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$0$575K
Salary $93,813 - $560,955
Bonus $150.00 - $150,000
Profit Sharing $40,695
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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$78,592 - $575,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 227
Hourly Data $0$1K
Hourly Rate $10.18 - $245.66
Hourly Tips $1.04
Overtime $7.50 - $1,500
Annual Data $0$575K
Bonus $150.00 - $150,000
Profit Sharing $40,695
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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$78,592 - $575,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon

Plastic surgeons help create quality-of-life improvements for patients, generally working within a specialty that focuses on changing the appearance of various body parts or facial features. They work frequently to assist in the long-term care of burn patients and other victims of disfiguring injuries. Some plastic surgeons focus primarily on elective procedures such as facelifts, rhinoplasty, and breast augmentation and reduction. They may also work with other specialists to assist in corrective procedures for birth defects or natal injuries. Additionally, plastic surgeons are common consultants for oncologists, as some cancer surgeries may alter the patient's appearance; the plastic surgeon may be able to mitigate these effects.

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Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon Tasks

  • Perform cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
  • Participate in patient care panels and meetings.
  • Provide follow-up evaluations.
  • Evaluate patients and determine appropritae surgery and treatment schedule.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $244,000 based on 113 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $242,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $283,000 based on 95 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $309,000 based on 49 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $256,223

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

Seattle is home to an above-average pay rate for Plastic Surgeons, 46 percent higher than the national average. Plastic Surgeons will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+17 percent). Plastic Surgeons in Miami make 60 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Employers also pay below the national average in Houston (53 percent lower) and Chicago (44 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

▲11%

National Average
$256,000

▼5%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Plastic Surgeon Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲76%

▲13%

National Average
$256,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 14%
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