Surgeon salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 1,242 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Surgeons make?
The average total salary for a Surgeon is $258,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,242 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Surgeon and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Surgeon salary can vary between $52,500 to $715,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Surgeon salary by location

Surgeon salary by company

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Baylor College Of Medicine, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$61K – $431K

Surgeon demographics in United States

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41% are single
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59% are married
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46% have kids
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60% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Surgeons in United States

1,242 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a surgeon in the United States is $258,000 per year. Surgeon salaries in the United States can vary between $52,500 to $715,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,242 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as surgeon.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for surgeons in the United States: Charlotte Metro Area, NC ($369,000 a year), Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($363,500 a year), and Cleveland Metro Area, OH ($342,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.