Orthopedic Surgeon Salary in the US

$385,900
per year
per month
$32,160
per month
per year
Bonus
$21,200/year
Bonus
$1,770/month

Orthopedic Surgeon - Average Salary

The average salary for an Orthopedic Surgeon is $385,900 per year ($32,160 per month), which is $332,410 (+621%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
An Orthopedic Surgeon can expect an average starting salary of $148,350. The highest salaries can exceed $622,600.
$148,350
Low
$385,900
Average salary
$622,600
High
$12,360
Low
$32,160
Average salary
$51,880
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$2,100
$369,500
$741,000
Salary$148,350 - 622,600
Bonus$2,100 - 118,400
Total Pay$150,450 - 741,000
$180
$30,790
$61,750
Salary$12,360 - 51,880
Bonus$180 - 9,870
Total Pay$12,540 - 61,750

Orthopedic Surgeon Salary Range

Low
$148,350
Average salary
$385,900
Senior
$504,750
High
$622,600
Low
$12,360
Average salary
$32,160
Senior
$42,060
High
$51,880
Among Orthopedic Surgeons in the U.S., Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons, Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeons and Spinal Orthopedic Surgeons have the highest salaries.

Orthopedic Surgeon - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Spinal Orthopedic Surgeon$455K/year
+18% 
Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon$440K/year
+14% 
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon$432K/year
+12% 

Orthopedic Surgeon - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Orthopedic Surgeon with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $272,650 per year. A mid level Orthopedic Surgeon with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $332,600, while a Senior Orthopedic Surgeon with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $403,480. Orthopedic Surgeons with more than 20 years of experience earn $456,300 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Orthopedic Surgeon

Late Career▲ +18%
Senior▲ +5%
Average Salary$385,900/year
Mid Level▼ -14%
Entry Level▼ -29%

Gender Breakdown

Female
15%
Male
85%

Orthopedic Surgeon - Jobs by Location

Orthopedic Surgeon - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Orthopedic 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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