General Surgeon

Repair Injuries, Correct Deformities, Prevent Diseases

Pros of Being a Surgeon

  • High pay
  • Stable job

Training and Education Requirements

  • At least 5 years of medical school
  • 48 weeks of clinical activity
  • 54 months of surgical experience

Job Outlook

Demand expected to increase 30% in the next 8 years.

Earning Potential

About $270,000 annually.

Related Occupations

  • Operating room nurses
  • Anesthesiologists