How much does a Neurosurgeon make in the United States? The average Neurosurgeon salary in the United States is $675,701 as of March 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $508,701 and $855,101. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.

Neurosurgeon Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Neurosurgeon Salary $356,656 US March 26, 2024
25th Percentile Neurosurgeon Salary $508,701 US March 26, 2024
50th Percentile Neurosurgeon Salary $675,701 US March 26, 2024
75th Percentile Neurosurgeon Salary $855,101 US March 26, 2024
90th Percentile Neurosurgeon Salary $1,018,435 US March 26, 2024
25% $508,701 10% $356,656 90% $1,018,435 75% $855,101 $675,701 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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The Neurosurgeon operates on the brain in order to relieve pressure in an intracranial hemorrhage, remove a foreign body such as a tumor, treat a wound, or relieve pain. Examines, diagnoses, and surgically treats disorders of the brain, spine, spinal cord, and nerves. Being a Neurosurgeon reviews patient history and confirms need for surgery. Operates on the spine in order to free entrapped nerves, correct deformity, or restore spinal stability. In addition, Neurosurgeon determines which instruments and method of surgery will be most successful in achieving desired outcome. May provide medical personnel with direction concerning patient care. May provide in-service training as needed to address new technology in health care treatment. Provides charting in compliance with all laws and regulations. Requires a special degree in medicine from an accredited school. Typically reports to the chief of surgery. Requires a license to practice. Neurosurgeon's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2024

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