Surgeon earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Surgeon 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 surgeon salaries compare to similar careers?

Surgeons earn 10% less than similar careers in North Dakota. On average, they make less than dermatologists but more than colorectal surgeons.

Career Median Salary
Dermatologist salary $267K
Immunologist salary $267K
Urologist salary $267K
Sports medicine physician salary $267K
Radiologist salary $267K
Cardiothoracic surgeon salary $219K
Orthopaedic surgeon salary $219K
Neurosurgeon salary $219K
Surgeon salary $219K
Colorectal surgeon salary $219K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)