How much does a general surgeon make in a year?

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How much does a general surgeon make in a year?

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Employment and Wages 2019 report shows that surgeons, except ophthalmologists earned an annual median wage equal to or greater than $208,000 per year or greater than or equal to $100.00 per hour. The U.S. BLS report shows that in 2019 the top paying industries for surgeons, except ophthalmologists were medical and diagnostic laboratories with a annual mean wage of grater than $208,000 per year, outpatient care centers with an annual mean wage of $273,170 per year, management of companies and enterprises with an annual mean wage of $267,580 per year, offices of physicians with an annual mean wage of $265,340 per year, and local government, excluding schools and hospitals with an annual mean wage of $250,440 per year. According to the U.S. BLS report in 2019 the top paying states for surgeons, except ophthalmologists were Wisconsin, South Carolina, Oregon, North Dakota, and New Hampshire.

For more information on a career as a general surgeon, check out this article:General Surgeon: Education Requirements and Career Information

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