Do Male or Female Orthopedic Surgeons Earn More? 3 Statistics

Written by Carrie Pallardy | July 15, 2013 | Print  |

Here are three statistics on what male and female orthopedic surgeons earned in 2012, according to the Medscape Orthopedic Compensation Report: 2013.

 In 2012:
•    Overall, orthopedic surgeons earned an average of $405,000.
•    Male orthopedic surgeons earned an average of $403,000.
•    Female orthopedic surgeons earned an average of $422,000.

 

The predominant trend, regardless of specialty, currently shows that male physicians earn 30 percent more than female physicians. The results of the report are due to the fact that 91 percent of the responding orthopedic surgeons were male and only 9 percent were female.

 

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