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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10 Compensation Statistics for Orthopedic Surgeons FeaturedWritten by Laura Miller | February 19, 2013
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.
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