Has orthopedic surgeon salary diminished in the last 5 years?

Written by Anuja Vaidya | September 15, 2015 | Print  |

According to Merritt Hawkins' 2014 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives, the average base salary (not including production bonus or benefits) for orthopedic surgeons has decreased slightly over the last five years.

•    2009 to 2010 — $519,000
•    2010 to 2011 — $521,000
•    2011 to 2012 — $519,000
•    2012 to 2013 — $483,000
•    2013 to 2014 — $488,000



The 2014 Review is based on 3,158 permanent physician and advanced practitioner search assignments that Merritt Hawkins and AMN Healthcare's sister physician staffing companies had ongoing or were engaged to conduct from April 2013 to March 2014.

 

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Has orthopedic surgeon salary diminished in the last 5 years?

 

According to Merritt Hawkins' 2014 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives, the average base salary (not including production bonus or benefits) for orthopedic surgeons has decreased slightly over the last five years.

 

  • 2009 to 2010 — $519,000
  • 2010 to 2011 — $521,000
  • 2011 to 2012 — $519,000
  • 2012 to 2013 — $483,000
  • 2013 to 2014 — $488,000

 

The 2014 Review is based on 3,158 permanent physician and advanced practitioner search assignments that Merritt Hawkins and AMN Healthcare's sister physician staffing companies had ongoing or were engaged to conduct from April 2013 to March 2014.

 

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