Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Thoracic Surgeon is $397,233
What Do Thoracic Surgeons Do?
Thoracic surgeons perform surgical medical procedures to the chest, chest area and all organs (such as the heart, lungs and arteries) once the chest is opened up, carrying out repairs, implanting, the placement of stents and other procedures crucial to solving health problems.
Working in a hospital, or hospital-like location, those in this field of work quickly become accustomed to long, irregular hours, most of which are spent on their feet performing surgery. They also spend time planning …Read more