Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgeon Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$179,000
$100,000
Min 10%
$179,000
Median 50%
$319,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Ascension Health
Highest Paying City
Ridgecrest, CA
Highest Paying State
Oregon
Average Experience Level
4.5 years
How much does an orthopedic surgeon make?
The national average salary for an Orthopedic Surgeon in the United States is $179,391 per year or $86.25 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $320,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $100,000 per year. Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Oregon, California, Alaska, Hawaii, and Massachusetts have the highest paying Orthopedic Surgeon jobs. The typical tenure for an Orthopedic Surgeon is 4.5 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Physician
$211,929
Doctor
$135,856
Surgeon
$178,246

Average Orthopedic Surgeon Salary By Location

Across America, Orthopedic Surgeons make on average $179,391 annually or $86.25 hourly. Ridgecrest, CA reports the highest annual salary for Orthopedic Surgeons at 236,205. Not only that, Ridgecrest, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $125,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Orthopedic Surgeon salaries are Oregon, California, Alaska, Hawaii, and Massachusetts. The lowest earning states are West Virginia, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama, and Arkansas.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Ridgecrest, CA
$236,205
2
Portland, OR
$236,193
3
Vancouver, WA
$215,701
4
Syracuse, NY
$215,540
5
Las Vegas, NV
$207,080

Average Orthopedic Surgeon Salary By Company

There is good job security in Orthopedic Surgeon positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Orthopedic Surgeons are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. Ascension Health and Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Northern Light Health and Mayo Clinic pay their Orthopedic Surgeons very well.

Average Orthopedic Surgeon Pay By Industry

The type of industry that an Orthopedic Surgeon works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Insurance companies, Non Profits companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Orthopedic Surgeons. Insurance companies pay their Orthopedic Surgeons the highest wages, averaging $224,747 per year. Non Profits companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $189,374 and $178,332, respectively. At $164,019, the average salary for Orthopedic Surgeons in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Insurance
$224,747
2
Non Profits
$189,374
3
Health Care
$178,332
4
Professional
$164,019

Recently Added Orthopedic Surgeon Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Cross Country Search
Orthopedic Surgeon
12/31/2019
$550,000
Indian Health Service
Orthopedic Surgeon
10/30/2019
$260,000
ESR Healthcare
Orthopedic Surgeon
10/24/2019
$834,800
ESR Healthcare
Orthopedic Surgeon
10/05/2019
$500,000
Orthopedic Surgeon
09/21/2019
$200,000
ESR Healthcare
Orthopedic Surgeon
09/14/2019
$500,000
Blueforce Healthcare Staffing
Orthopedic Surgeon
08/05/2019
$475,000
Professional Design Group
Orthopedic Surgeon
06/11/2019
$350,000
Comphealth
Orthopedic Surgeon
06/11/2019
$208,700
Physical Security Crossing
Orthopedic Surgeon
06/10/2019
$600,000
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