After about eight years of premedical and medical school, approximately eight years of residency and countless hours of studying, what would a neurosurgeon's salary be? It turns out that the starting salary for this medical profession surpasses even the top-paying salaries for other professions such as carpenter, cosmetologist or chief executive officer.
The average annual salaries of neurosurgeons based on years of experience:
Entry-level: £44,200 to £170,238.
One to four years: £78,000 to £267,174.
Five to nine years: £130,542 to £272,083.
10 to 19 years: £127,240 to £325,829.
20+ years: £172,250 and £354,224.
The average annual salaries of neurosurgeons based on the setting in which they work:
Private office: £136,500 to £299,761.
General hospital: £126,455 to £296,924.
Ambulatory care or surgery centre: £113,200 to £287,542.
School : £57,484 to £231,450.
The highest-paying U.S. states for neurosurgeons based on average annual salary:
California: £111,070 to £319,969.
New York : £104,000 to £315,746.
Florida:$190,025 to £311,281.
Texas: £119,082 to £292,713.
Illinois: £65,000 to £292,500
The highest-paying U.S. cities for neurosurgeons based on average annual salary:
New York: £155,704 to £322,749.
Los Angeles: £121,523 to £334,065.
Chicago, Atlanta and Miami: £125,222 to £319,356.
The highest-paying facilities for neurosurgeons based on average annual salary:
Bay Regional Medical Center, Bay City, Michigan: £487,500 (the top three surgeons earn this).
North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York; St. John's Physicians and Clinics, Inc., in Springfield, Missouri; and South Florida Specialty Physicians, LlC in Miami, Florida: $550,000 to $675,000.