Pediatric surgeons employed in the United States generally earn salaries in the range from $162,154 to $475,000 a year including bonuses, which can amount to up to $20,347 a year according to the salary information provided by Payscale.
The basic annual salary for these professionals is typically in the range from $149,266 to $484,790. The salary data provided by Salary.com indicates that 10% of pediatric surgeons earn an annual pay of up to $244,685, and the 10% of the best paid pediatric surgeons make $570,939 a year or more.
The average salary for pediatric surgeons working in the United States is $401,000 a year according to the recruitment firm Profiles, $197,000 based on the salary data from Indeed, $385,253 a year according to Salary.com, $400,591 a year according to MomMD.com, and $261,450 a year according to Payscale.
The salary data reported by Salary.com indicates that, including bonus earnings, the average annual salary for this occupation is $455,962.
10% of pediatric surgeons earn up to $280,971 a year, and the 10% of surgeons on the higher end of the scale report earning a yearly income of $604,007 including bonuses.
The average starting salary for pediatric surgeons in their first year is $295,000 a year according to the salary data provided by the recruitment agency Profiles.
Pediatric surgeons with 1 to 4 years of experience typically report earning an income in the range from $152,459 to $322,500 a year according to Payscale’s salary data. Surgeons employed at hospitals are usually paid between $171,961 and $351,513 annually, and those working at general hospitals generally report an income in the range between $175,000 and $360,000 a year. Surgeons who have 401(k) plans as part of their benefits package generally earn salaries in the range from $150,000 to $427,000 a year.
Pediatric surgeons typically get a wide range of benefits along with their base salary and annual bonuses. The average basic salary for these professionals is $385,253, and bonuses amount to $70,709 a year on average according to the salary figures provided by Salary.com.
The benefits packages for pediatric surgeons employed in the United States typically include social security, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, disability insurance, healthcare, pension, and time off. The average value of these professionals’ benefits packages amounts to over $100,000 a year based on Salary.com’s salary data.
Other income factors
Pediatric surgeons often report significant bonus earnings along with their basic annual salary, and these can also vary depending on a number of factors, including professional experience. Pediatric surgeons with 1 to 4 years of experience typically get around $10,000 a year on average, those with 5 to 9 years of experience are paid $37,500 a year on average in bonus money, and surgeons with 20 or more years of work experience under their belt report earning yearly bonuses in the average amount of $2,000 according to the salary data provided by Payscale. Surgeons with a certification in surgery from the American Board of Surgery (ABS) get $2,500 a year on average in bonuses according to Payscale’s salary figures.Surgeons with the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) report earning $40,000 a year on average in bonus money.
Pediatric surgeons working for organizations that employ between 5,000 and 19,999 people typically report being paid around $10,000 annually in bonus money.
Surgeons employed at hospitals are paid $10,000 a year on average in bonuses. Professionals employed by institutions with 500 or more hospital beds are also generally paid around $10,000 a year, and surgeons working at general hospitals also report getting $10,000 a year on average.
Pediatric surgeons employed by general medical and surgical hospitals are typically paid around $20,000 a year according to Payscale’s salary information.
Bonuses can vary depending on geographical location among other factors. For example, pediatric surgeons based in New York earn $30,000 a year on average in bonuses, which is significantly higher than the overall U.S. average.
The annual bonuses for this occupation can also vary depending on the benefits package. Pediatric surgeons who have paid sick leave and free drinks at work generally earn around $40,000 a year, and those who have a defined contribution (DC) retirement plans report being paid $30,000 a year in bonuses. Surgeons who have paid vacations and holidays as part of their benefits package typically get around $20,000 annually, and those who have 401(k) plans are paid $10,000 a year on average in bonus money. Professionals who have malpractice and liability insurance get $12,500 a year on average, and those who have 403(b) plans on their list of benefits are generally paid around $2,500 a year in bonuses according to the salary statistics provided by Payscale.