How orthopedic surgeon salaries stack up


Orthopedic surgeon salaries far surpass some of the other highest paying careers in the U.S., with orthopedists earning $371,400 annually, according to The Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent salary data. 

Outside of healthcare, the highest paying jobs in the U.S. include IT managers, marketing managers, financial managers and lawyers. 

IT managers rank No. 8 in the list of best paying jobs for 2024; the highest paying job not in the healthcare industry. Managers earn an average of $164,070 annually. 

Marketing managers earn $140,040, financial managers earn $139,790 and lawyers earn $135,740, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Orthopedic surgeons earn over 50% more than the amount earned by some of the other top paying specialties in the nation. 

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