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  • 20 Statistics on Orthopedist Compensation vs. Other Specialists

    20 Statistics on Orthopedist Compensation vs. Other Specialists

    Laura Dyrda -  
    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


    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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