8 Statistics on Spine Surgeon Compensation

Written by Laura Dyrda | December 28, 2011 | Print  |
Here are eight statistics on spine surgeon compensation, according to MGMA's Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data. 1. Overall, spine surgeons received $760,782, which was slightly less than neurosurgeons.
2. Spine surgeons in a single specialty practice received $627,340 in 2010.
3. Spine surgeons in a multispecialty practice received $729,917, which was more than neurosurgeons in the same situation.
4. Spine surgeons employed by hospitals received $714,088 on average, which is more than spine surgeons who were not employed by hospitals.
5. Spine surgeons not employed by hospitals received $633,392.
6. The Midwest is the highest compensating region for spine surgeons, who receive $777,988 on average.
7. The West was the lowest compensating region, at $562,908 in 2010.
8. In practices that received $50 million or more in revenue last year, spine surgeons received $705,595 on average.

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