Average Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salary in South Africa

R1,171,098
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 405k
MEDIAN
ZAR 1m
90%
ZAR 8m

The average salary for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon is R1,171,098

Base Salary
R405k - R8m
Bonus
R7k - R582k
Total Pay
R500k - R8m
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What Do Cardiothoracic Surgeons Do?

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Tasks
  • Perform complex surgical operations and interventions safely and hygienically.
  • Work with nurses and anesthesiologists to ensure safe treatment.
  • Complete paperwork on procedures, diagnoses, outcomes, and other factors.
  • Explain patient health needs to family members, caretakers, nurses and others.
  • Talk with patients to explain procedures and their risks and outcomes.
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FAQs About Cardiothoracic Surgeons

What is the highest pay for Cardiothoracic Surgeons?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon is ZAR 8m / year

What is the lowest pay for Cardiothoracic Surgeons?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon is ZAR 405k / year

How can Cardiothoracic Surgeons increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Cardiothoracic Surgeon is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Cardiothoracic Surgeon that oversees more junior Cardiothoracic Surgeons, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.