Top 5 highest-paying specialties — Orthopedic surgeons bring in $414K annually

Written by Shayna Korol | February 01, 2019 | Print  | Email

Orthopedic surgeons have the highest base salary of any specialty, according to the MedPage Today 2018 Orthopedics Salary Survey.

Here are the top five highest-paying specialties:

1. Orthopedics — $414,283

2. Oncology — $410,941

3. Cardiology — $400,603

4. Urology — $395,000

5. Gastroenterology — $387,078

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