Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salary in the US

$392,300
per year
per month
$32,690
per month
per year
Bonus
$31,260/year
Bonus
$2,600/month

Cardiothoracic Surgeon - Average Salary

The average salary for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon is $392,300 per year ($32,690 per month), which is $338,810 (+633%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
A Cardiothoracic Surgeon can expect an average starting salary of $142,560. The highest salaries can exceed $668,300.
$142,560
Low
$392,300
Average salary
$668,300
High
$11,880
Low
$32,690
Average salary
$55,690
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$5,200
$383,700
$772,680
Salary$142,560 - 668,300
Bonus$5,200 - 104,380
Total Pay$147,760 - 772,680
$430
$31,980
$64,390
Salary$11,880 - 55,690
Bonus$430 - 8,700
Total Pay$12,310 - 64,390

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Salary Range

Low
$142,560
Average salary
$392,300
Senior
$532,500
High
$668,300
Low
$11,880
Average salary
$32,690
Senior
$44,380
High
$55,690

Cardiothoracic Surgeon - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Cardiothoracic Surgeon with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $256,300 per year. A mid level Cardiothoracic Surgeon with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $330,380, while a Senior Cardiothoracic Surgeon with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $410,240. Cardiothoracic Surgeons with more than 20 years of experience earn $492,380 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Late Career▲ +26%
Senior▲ +5%
Average Salary$392,300/year
Mid Level▼ -16%
Entry Level▼ -35%

Gender Breakdown

Female
34%
Male
66%

Cardiothoracic Surgeon - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Cardiothoracic Surgeon jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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