Cardiac Surgeon Salary in the United States

How much does a Cardiac Surgeon make in the United States? The average Cardiac Surgeon salary in the United States is $477,432 as of December 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $383,936 and $597,982. 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. 

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Henrico Doctors Hospital - Richmond , VA
The patient population includes diagnosis such as TPA infusion, clot busting, sheath arterial management and patients in need of Cardiac surgery. * Able to work in a fast paced environment with a ...
HCA - Today
Terre Haute Regional Hospital - Terre Haute , IN
We offer cardiovascular services, including open-heart and cardiac catheterization; oncology ... The Out Patient Surgery RN manages the nursing care & preparation of patients receiving Endoscopy ...
HCA - Today
Join 1 other surgeon, 3 PAs, and 2 RNs * Cardiac, vascular, and thoracic * MIS valve surgery and valve repair * VATS are a plus * Perform 150+ heart surgeries and 100+ valve surgeries Benefits: * Our ...
CompHealth - 7 days ago
Lexington Medical Center - West Columbia , SC
Our cardiac surgery program is rated 3 stars by the STS and we completed our 500th TAVR this past August. Annually, our group produces over: * 4,000 catheterizations * 1,000 percutaneous coronary ... - 1 day ago
Clinical Management Consultants - Lodi , CA
... cardiac surgery and the CVICU, in the latest evidenced based cardiac nursing research. With ... The Cardiac Clinical Nurse Specialist is well experienced in clinical practice, collaborative ...
Appcast - 3 days ago
NurseFly Travel Nursing - Columbia , Missouri
Cardiac Surgery - Heart & lung Medical Cardiology - STEMI, NSTEMI, CP, CHF, Post-Cath Lab Procedures, syncope, etc. TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement) Cardiac microchip sensors Cardiac ...
NurseFly - Today
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Cardiac Surgeon in the United States. The base salary for Cardiac Surgeon ranges from $383,936 to $597,982 with the average base salary of $477,432. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $385,209 to $601,470 with the average total cash compensation of $480,204.

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