Surgeon salary in California

Average salary
Based on 128 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Surgeons make?
The average total salary for a Surgeon is $195,000 per year. This is based on data from 128 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Surgeon and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Surgeon salary can vary between $52,000 to $740,500 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 company

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Salary range**
Permanente Medicine, California
18 income tax records
$265K – $740K
University Of California, California
19 income tax records
$59K – $460K

Surgeon demographics in California

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47% are single
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53% are married
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40% have kids
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62% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Surgeons in California

128 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a surgeon in California is $195,000 per year. Surgeon salaries in California can vary between $52,000 to $740,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 128 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as surgeon.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for surgeons in California: Sacramento, CA ($340,000 a year), Oakland, CA ($96,500 a year), and Los Angeles, CA ($89,500 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.