Mark Smolka

Reasons to be a surgeon.

  1. To make bank.
  2. To cut people open, and save lives.

Job Description

Surgeons perform surgery to correct injuries, deformities and disease in a body.

Training and Education

  1. 2 to 4 years of medical school.
  2. Surgery Experience.
  3. Degree in medicine.

Job Outlook

More surgeons will be needed in rural areas.

Earning Potential

Average per year: $350,000

Can come close to $500,000

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Vascular Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon, Trauma Surgeon.