Get clear insights about your earning potential in this visual guide to the latest cardiothoracic surgeon salary data.
The 2016 Average Salary for a Cardiothoracic Surgeon is
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Why: Affordable homes, double-digit job growth
Why: Affordable cost of living, lots of job opportunities
Why: Very low cost of living, slower-paced
Why: Increasingly young population, business-friendly
Why: High number of physicians, high cost of living
Why: High crime, poorer health statewide
Why: Slow economic growth,
Why: Low overall well-being,
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How many cardiothoracic surgeons there will be per 854,000 cases.
Expected increase in number of heart surgeries performed.
Increase in aging population that requires more cardiothoracic services
More exam failures
Fewer American Board of Thoracic Surgery certifications
Fewer surgical resident trainees
How much you’d have to increase your caseload to meet the demand you will face by 2030.