Career Interests

By:Logan Riojas

The career I have Chosen : Surgeon

A physician who treat disease, injuries, and deformities by invasive, minimally-invasive or non-invasive surgical methods, such as using instruments, appliances or by manual manipulation.

Salary, education, day to day tasks

  • $187,200
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Examine patient to obtain information on medical condition and surgical risk.
  • Operate on patients to correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent and treat injuries diseases, or improve or restore patient' functions.

Job Outlook

Employment of physicians and surgeons is projected to grow 18 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations.

Other benefits/compensation

Housing Allowances, Subsistence Allowance, Special and Incentive Pays, Cost-of-Living Allowances, Hazardous-Duty Pay, Bonuses

1st College: Texas Tech

  • Tuition-$7,517
  • Books-$1,200
  • Housing-$8,464
  • Meal plan-$3,895
  • Loans-Yes
  • Scholarships-Yes
  • Work Stud- Yes
  • Exemptions-No

  • Applications-Yes

  • ACT Requirement 25

  • SAT Requirement 1140

  • High school GPA 3.0

  • AP courses no

  • Essay no

2nd College: University of Miami

  • Tuition-$42,852

  • Housing-$12,314

  • Meal plan-$1092

  • Books-$2,410

  • Exemptions no

  • Work Study yes

  • Scholarships yes

  • Loans yes

  • Application yes

  • SAT Requirements 1420

  • ACT Requirement 29

  • Exemptions No

  • High school GPA – A-

  • AP courses No

3rd college: The University of Oklahoma

  • Tuition-$8,916

  • Books-$848

  • Housing-$8,718

  • Meal plan-$2,052

  • Scholarships-yes

  • Work Study-yes

  • Exemptions-no

  • Loans-yes

  • Application-Yes

  • ACT Requirement 26

  • SAT Requirement 1180

  • High school GPA-3.6

  • Essay-No

  • AP courses-no