Surgeons

Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.

$280,000

Median US Salary

Doctoral or professional degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Surgeons

Currently employed

38,600

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

13%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

50,000 or more

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Surgeons

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Alabama $280,000

Alaska $280,000

Arizona $280,000

Arkansas $280,000

California $280,000

Colorado $280,000

Connecticut $280,000

Delaware $280,000

Florida $280,000

Georgia $280,000

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Maxxing your 401k as Surgeons

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

6.8%

Per paycheck

$732.31

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $10,769.23
Pre Tax Retirement $732.31
Before Taxes $10,036.92
Taxes $3,011.08
Take Home $7,025.84

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