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A survey conducted by Doximity tracks physician reimbursement information and, among other things, identifies an average 4 percent wage increase across the United States from 2016 to 2017. 

In this survey, orthopaedic surgeons ranked third of all specialties, with an average $537,568 in reimbursement. The survey also notes that across all specialties male physicians earn more than female physicians, with a 28 percent salary disparity in 2017—an increase from a 26.5 percent disparity in 2016. On average, female orthopaedic surgeons earn 19 percent less than their male counterparts or $101,291 less per year. Learn more...