Orthopedic Surgeon

Surgeon Research

Thesis

Of the many important things to know about being a orthopedic surgeon, three of the most important are; their yearly salary, how many hours a week, and the education needed.

Yearly Salary

Average salary of an orthopedic surgeon is $304k. You get a different amount of money in different states. In Texas you get $312,261.

Hours Worked In A Week

The number of hours in a week is anywhere from 40-60 hours. You may work more or less depending on your schedule. The money you get also depends on how many hours you work.

Education Needed

To be an orthopedic surgeon you need 4 years of medical school. And also must must complete a 5 year residency program when done with the 4 years of medical school. Training requires a full rotation during medical school.