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The average general surgeon salary in United States is $376,451 or an equivalent hourly rate of $181. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $35,311. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level general surgeon (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $255,059. On the other end, a senior level general surgeon (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $461,480.

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Job Description
Physicians who treat diseases, injuries, and deformities by invasive, minimally-invasive, or non-invasive surgical methods, such as using instruments, appliances, or by manual manipulation. Excludes "Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons" (29-1022).

The chart below breaks down accounts by the highest level of education obtained.

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