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20 Statistics on Orthopedist Compensation vs. Other Specialists Featured

Written by  Laura Dyrda | Friday, 30 November 2012 15:13
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Here are 20 statistics comparing orthopedic surgeon compensation to other specialists. Despite leading most other specialists in compensation, only 50 percent of orthopedists reported feeling fairly compensated. All statistics are from the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2012.
Academic institution
Orthopedists: $225,000
Cardiologists: $192,000
Anesthesiologist: $220,000
Gastroenterologist: $176,000

Healthcare organization

Orthopedists: $427,000
Cardiologists: $325,000
Anesthesiologist: $331,000
Gastroenterologist: $344,000

Hospital

Orthopedists: $251,000
Cardiologists: $254,000
Anesthesiologist: $325,000
Gastroenterologist: $205,000

Multispecialty group practice

Orthopedists: $340,000
Cardiologists: $327,000
Anesthesiologist: $396,000
Gastroenterologist: $311,000

Single specialty group practice

Orthopedists: $256,000
Cardiologists: $388,000
Anesthesiologist: $346,000
Gastroenterologist: $409,000

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