Neurosurgeon earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Neurosurgeon salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Nebraska $287,890
Maine $286,810
New Jersey $285,850
Maryland $284,120
Kansas $282,940
New Mexico $280,430
Mississippi $280,350
Oklahoma $279,020
Alabama $278,810
North Carolina $278,260
Delaware $277,280
Georgia $273,450
Vermont $272,550
Tennessee $271,680
Kentucky $268,550
Ohio $267,680
Arkansas $266,630
Montana $266,470
Virginia $264,160
Indiana $259,850
Rhode Island $257,000
Louisiana $253,630
Pennsylvania $252,140
New York $250,620
Missouri $248,250
Colorado $244,940
Michigan $244,710
District of Columbia $244,230
Illinois $243,350
Massachusetts $242,790
Idaho $241,030
Washington $240,910
Texas $238,080
Iowa $231,450
Connecticut $224,570
California $221,490
North Dakota $219,390
Florida $211,640

How do neurosurgeon salaries compare to similar careers?

Neurosurgeons earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than cardiothoracic surgeons but more than colorectal surgeons.

Career Median Salary
Cardiothoracic surgeon salary $255K
Orthopaedic surgeon salary $255K
Neurosurgeon salary $255K
Surgeon salary $255K
Colorectal surgeon salary $255K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)