General Surgery Jobs
Perm August 11, 2023

Medical Specialty Spotlight: General Surgery

In our “Medical Specialty Spotlight” series, we review current data surrounding a variety of medical specialties related to healthcare recruitment, physician compensation, and general industry trends, including this month's spotlight for General Surgery.

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Surgery Salary & Job Trends

Number of active Surgeons: 33,990

Number of final year medical residents: 2,442

Percentage of International Medical Graduates (IMGs): 11%

Percentage of active Surgeons who are 55 or older: 35%

Percentage of female active Surgeons: 13%

Percentage of male active Surgeons: 87%

Median Surgeon Salary: $471,833

Average Surgeon Compensation: $452,193

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*Data sourced internally from Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company. 




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