Neurosurgeon Salary in the US

$428,300
per year
per month
$35,690
per month
per year
Bonus
$21,050/year
Bonus
$1,750/month

Neurosurgeon - Average Salary

The average salary for a Neurosurgeon is $428,300 per year ($35,690 per month), which is $374,810 (+701%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Neurosurgeon can expect an average starting salary of $167,200. The highest salaries can exceed $819,450.
$167,200
Low
$428,300
Average salary
$819,450
High
$13,930
Low
$35,690
Average salary
$68,290
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$2,300
$462,300
$926,850
Salary$167,200 - 819,450
Bonus$2,300 - 107,400
Total Pay$169,500 - 926,850
$190
$38,530
$77,240
Salary$13,930 - 68,290
Bonus$190 - 8,950
Total Pay$14,120 - 77,240

Neurosurgeon Salary Range

Low
$167,200
Average salary
$428,300
Experienced
$612,780
High
$819,450
Low
$13,930
Average salary
$35,690
Experienced
$51,070
High
$68,290
Among Neurosurgeons in the US, Orthopedic Spine Surgeons and Pediatric Neurosurgeons tend to enjoy the highest salaries.

Neurosurgeon - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Pediatric Neurosurgeon$497K/year
+16% 
Orthopedic Spine Surgeon$475K/year
+11% 
Spine Surgeon$467K/year
+9% 

Neurosurgeon - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

A Neurosurgeon with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average of $216,150 per year. A mid career Neurosurgeon with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $390,300, while an experienced Neurosurgeon with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $594,200. Neurosurgeons with more than 20 years of experience earn $677,000 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Neurosurgeon

Late Career▲ +58%
Experienced▲ +39%
Average Salary$428,300/year
Mid Career▼ -9%
No Experience▼ -50%

Gender Breakdown

Female
24%
Male
76%

Neurosurgeon - Jobs by Location

Neurosurgeon - Related Salaries

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

How much does a Neurosurgeon make in the US?
A Neurosurgeon in the US earns an average of $428,300 gross per year, which is about $35,690 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Neurosurgeon updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Neurosurgeon in the US?
The starting salary of a Neurosurgeon in the US is around $167,200 gross per year.
What is the highest salary for a Neurosurgeon in the US?
The highest salary of a Neurosurgeon in the US can reach and exceed $819,450 gross per year. Orthopedic Spine Surgeons and Pediatric Neurosurgeons usually have the highest salaries.
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