Surgeon, Trauma Salary

Salaries for Trauma Surgeons in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($317K) per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Trauma Surgeons claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. There are more female Trauma Surgeons who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 62 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$127,515 - $448,728
$130K
$320K
$450K
MEDIAN: $316,294
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$20.27 - $178.52
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MEDIAN: $104.49
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$0$449K
Salary $127,515 - $448,728
Bonus $2,061 - $58,175
Total Pay (?
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$125,794 - $449,367
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 134
Hourly Data $0$178
Hourly Rate $20.27 - $178.52
Overtime $85.00
Annual Data $0$449K
Bonus $2,061 - $58,175
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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$125,794 - $449,367
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Surgeon, Trauma

Trauma surgeons generally work in and around the emergency rooms of hospitals, including both emergency departments and operating rooms. When an individual suffers a sudden injury, these surgeons are tasked with treating them and preventing injuries from worsening.

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Surgeon, Trauma Tasks

  • Ensure that quality care and appropriate treatment are delivered to the trauma patient and initiate changes as needed to improve quality of care.
  • Serve as a consultant to the medical and nursing staff on trauma-related issues.
  • Provide trauma care and participate in the trauma surgeon call schedule.
  • Assist the Surgical Director of Trauma with monitoring the trauma performance improvement and patient safety process.
  • Assist the Surgical Director of Trauma in providing management of patients assigned to the trauma service.

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Pay by Experience Level for Surgeon, Trauma

Pay by Experience for a Surgeon, Trauma has a positive trend. An entry-level Surgeon, Trauma with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $304,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Surgeon, Trauma with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $337,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Surgeon, Trauma which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $344,000 based on 41 salaries. A Surgeon, Trauma with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $358,000 based on 24 salaries.

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Key Stats for Surgeon, Trauma

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Surgeon, Trauma Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$313,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Skills That Affect Surgeon, Trauma Salaries

General Surgery
▲12%


National Average
$313,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 6%
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