What is the salary for orthopedic surgeons?
LocumTenens.com conducted its Annual Compensation and Employment Survey in September of 2020. Survey respondents represent orthopedic surgeons who practice on a locum tenens basis as well as those with permanent salaries. Compensation results consist of only full-time, permanent employees and consider only annual salary and bonuses.
Average orthopedic surgeon salary in 2019
Historical salary data
How does this year's salary compare to other years?
The average orthopedic surgeon’s salary decreased significantly from 2019 to 2018.
Demographic insights by gender
There were significantly more male orthopedic surgeons than female last year, though there was a 4% increase in females.
Where do orthopedic surgeons work?
These are three of the top work settings for orthopedic surgeons in 2019.
How old are orthopedic surgeons?
More than half of orthopedic surgeons who responded were Baby Boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964).
Orthopedic surgeons who took this survey
Years in practice
Invitations for the survey were emailed to a database of more than 220,000 healthcare professionals in September 2020. Some recipients had been placed by LocumTenens.com, and some had not. There was a total of 2,080 respondents, both physicians and advanced practitioners, who were self-selected and spanned all 50 states.