How much does a Chief of Surgery make in the United States? The average Chief of Surgery salary in the United States is $481,885 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $312,638 and $619,546. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $312,638 10% $214,394 90% $744,879 75% $619,546 $481,885 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Chief of Surgery

Chief of Surgery directs the staff and programs of the surgical department. Works closely with hospital staff, department directors, and physicians to ensure that the highest standards of quality and service are maintained. Being a Chief of Surgery requires a MD degree from an accredited school. Requires a valid state license to practice. Additionally, Chief of Surgery require extensive clinical experience. Typically reports to top management. The Chief of Surgery manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Chief of Surgery typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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Skills associated with Chief of Surgery: Electronic health records (EHR) Software, Quality Standard Development, Medical Specialty: Surgery, Strategy Development ...More

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