Medscape has released its 2018 Physician Compensation Report. The report finds the mean compensation for orthopaedic surgeons to be $497,000, second to plastic surgeons at $501,000. 

On average, compensation for orthopaedic surgeons increased by 2 percent over the previous year, and 51 percent of orthopaedists consider themselves fairly compensated. Overall, 76 percent of orthopaedist respondents would choose to enter the medical field again and 98 percent would choose the same specialty. However, with only 8 percent women, orthopaedics ranks last of all specialties in diversity by sex. The researchers surveyed more than 20,329 U.S. physicians across 29 specialties; three percent of respondents identified themselves as orthopaedists. Learn more...

Comments (0)

There are no comments posted here yet

Submit Community Content

If you have orthopedic information that you would like to share with the Orthogate Community, please register/login and submit your news, event, job, article, case or workshop from the Submit Content menu under the My Account area. Learn more!