Surgeons Salary Information

The salary statistics of surgeons are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of surgeons in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of surgeons within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The surgeons annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey published by BLS in May 2013 [1].

Table 1. Surgeons Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
10th Percentile Wage
$127,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgeons. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $127,320.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2013 $0 ?%
2012 $0 ?%
2011 $0 ?%
2010 $0 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for surgeons from 2010 to 2013. We note that in 2013 the average salary is the same as that in 2012.

Table 3. Average Salary of Surgeons vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Chiropractors
$65,300
Dentists
$151,300
General Dentists
$146,340
Prosthodontists
$91,260
Other Specialists Dentists
$163,450
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$55,920
Optometrists
$101,290

Table 4. Surgeons Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of surgeons in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$143,430



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