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How much does a Surgeon make?

Updated May 7, 2021

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$248,307 /yr
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186 salaries

$125K

Low

$248K

Average

$494K

High

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The national average salary for a Surgeon is $248,307 in United States. Filter by location to see Surgeon salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 186 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Surgeon employees.

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US Army
3.9

US Army

Surgeon

$160,691

 /yr
Range: $150K - $310K
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$150K

$310K

$150,067 - $310,212 Range

Sanford Health
3.5

Sanford Health

Surgeon

$373,230

 /yr
Range: $368K - $373K

$368K

$373K

$367,932 - $373,230 Range

University Hospitals of Cleveland
3.7

University Hospitals of Cleveland

Surgeon

$670,446

 /yr
Range: $114K - $774K

$114K

$774K

$114,162 - $773,591 Range

Banner Health
3.5

Banner Health

Surgeon

$336,768

 /yr
Range: $241K - $344K

$241K

$344K

$241,369 - $344,434 Range

LifePoint Health
3.7

LifePoint Health

Surgeon

$306,721

 /yr
Range: $280K - $321K

$280K

$321K

$280,049 - $321,082 Range

21st Century Oncology
3.2

21st Century Oncology

Surgeon

$221,500

 /yr
Range: $212K - $333K

$212K

$333K

$212,008 - $332,865 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Surgeon

$430,999

 /yr
Range: $356K - $559K

$356K

$559K

$356,107 - $559,040 Range

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Ryder System
3.5

Ryder System

Surgeon

$173,921

 /yr
Range: $164K - $180K

$164K

$180K

$163,886 - $180,044 Range

Atrium Health
3.9

Atrium Health

Surgeon

$196,958

 /yr
Range: $84K - $254K

$84K

$254K

$84,000 - $254,009 Range

VCU Health
3.9

VCU Health

Surgeon

$155,866

 /yr
Range: $70K - $261K

$70K

$261K

$70,036 - $260,914 Range

Hays Medical Center
3.6

Hays Medical Center

Surgeon

$495,167

 /yr
Range: $394K - $539K

$394K

$539K

$394,318 - $539,077 Range

Aroostook Medical Center
3.1

Aroostook Medical Center

Surgeon

$442,757

 /yr
Range: $401K - $455K

$401K

$455K

$401,040 - $454,886 Range

Kennett HMA Physician Management

Surgeon

$346,289

 /yr
Range: $338K - $346K

$338K

$346K

$337,704 - $346,289 Range

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Fayette Specialty Associates

Surgeon

$314,086

 /yr
Range: $281K - $346K

$281K

$346K

$280,933 - $346,289 Range

Penobscot Valley Hospital
1

Penobscot Valley Hospital

Surgeon

$297,559

 /yr
Range: $298K - $357K

$298K

$357K

$297,559 - $357,019 Range

University of Minnesota
4.4

University of Minnesota

Surgeon

$236,000

 /yr
Range: $210K - $254K

$210K

$254K

$210,395 - $253,918 Range

Charles River Laboratories
3.5

Charles River Laboratories

Surgeon - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $18 - $32

$18

$32

$18 - $32 Range

Geauga Regional Hospital
4.1

Geauga Regional Hospital

Surgeon

$114,162

 /yr
Range: $114K - $679K

$114K

$679K

$114,162 - $679,260 Range

The Oregon Clinic
3.8

The Oregon Clinic

Surgeon - Hourly

$61

 /hr
Range: $61 - $115

$61

$115

$61 - $115 Range

Envision Physician Services
3.3

Envision Physician Services

Surgeon

$98,479

 /yr
Range: $62K - $286K

$62K

$286K

$61,549 - $286,204 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Surgeon salaries

The average salary for a Surgeon is $248,307 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 186 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Surgeon employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Surgeon in United States is $494,209 per year.

The lowest salary for a Surgeon in United States is $124,758 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent surgeon salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$400,000
per year
A Surgeon in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $400,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$20,000
monthly
A Surgeon in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $20,000 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$369,360
per year
A Retina Surgeon in the Stockton, CA Area area reported making $369,360 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Stockton, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$56
hourly
A Surgery in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $56 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$87,195
per year
An Orthopedist in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $87,195 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$725,000
per year
A Cardiac Surgeon in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $725,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$211,017
per year
A Cardiac Surgeon in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $211,017 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$221
hourly
A Cardiothoracic Heart Surgeon in the Winston-Salem, NC Area area reported making $221 per hour
Additional Pay
$665 profit sharing
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Winston-Salem, NC Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
College / University