How much does a general surgeon make?
The national average salary for a General Surgeon in the United States is $184,192 per year or $88.55 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 225,000. The top 10 percent earn over $328,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $103,000 annually. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for General Surgeons are Health Care companies and Professional companies. The top 5 states when it comes to General Surgeon salaries are Alaska, California, Oregon, District of Columbia, and Massachusetts. Most General Surgeons spend 5.7 years in the position.