10 Compensation Statistics for Orthopedic Surgeons Featured

Written by  Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 19 February 2013 17:29
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Here are 10 statistics on orthopedic surgeon compensation. Numbers one through five came from the AMGA Medical Group Compensation and Financial Survey; numbers six through nine came from the 2012 Medscape Orthopedist and Orthopedic Surgeon Compensation Report; number 10 came from the 2012 LocumTenens.com Compensation & Employment Report.
1. Average orthopedic surgeon compensation is $501,808.

2. Average compensation for a joint replacement specialist is $503,809.

3. Average orthopedic spine surgeon compensation is $677,158.

4. Average pediatric orthopedic surgeon compensation is $435,318.

5. Average compensation for orthopedic hand surgeons is $476,384.

6. Average compensation for orthopedic surgeons in a multispecialty group practice is $340,000.

7. Average compensation for orthopedic surgeons in a single-specialty group practice is $391,000.

8. Average orthopedic surgeon compensation in a hospital setting is $251,000.

9. Around 19 percent of orthopedic surgeons make $100,000 or less.

10. Around 46 percent of orthopedic surgeons would prefer a pay-for-performance model over bundled payments and shared savings arrangements.

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