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Surgeon - Orthopedic Average Salary in Brazil 2023

How much money does a person working as Surgeon - Orthopedic make in Brazil?

Average Monthly Salary
36,800 BRL
( 441,000 BRL yearly)

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

A person working as Surgeon - Orthopedic in Brazil typically earns around 36,800 BRL. Salaries range from 19,100 BRL (lowest) to 56,300 BRL (highest).

Salary Variance

This is the average salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Surgeon - Orthopedic salaries in Brazil vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Surgeon - Orthopedic Pay Scale and Salaries in Brazil

Median and salary distribution Brazil Surgeon - Orthopedic monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
33,300 BRL or more
10% of people earn
29,700 to 33,300 BRL
20% of people earn
21,700 BRL or less
65% of people earn
21,700 to 29,700 BRL
Minimum Salary
19,100 BRL
33,400 BRL
56,300 BRL

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Salaries for the position Surgeon - Orthopedic in Brazil range from 19,100 BRL (starting salary) to 56,300 BRL (maximum salary). It should be noted that the given figure is not the legally mandated minimum wage; rather, it represents the lowest figure reported in a salary survey that included thousands of participants and professionals from all regions of the country.

  • Median Salary

    With a median salary of 33,400 BRL, half of the professionals who work as Surgeon - Orthopedic in Brazil earn less than this amount, and the other half earn more. The median salary denotes the middle value of salaries. Ideally, you would want to belong to the group earning more than the median salary, located on the right side of the salary distribution graph.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    The median is closely associated with two other values known as the 25th and 75th percentiles. By examining the salary distribution chart, it can be determined that 25% of professionals employed as Surgeon - Orthopedic in Brazil earn less than 27,700 BRL, while 75% earn more. Similarly, the chart shows that 75% earn less than 38,000 BRL while 25% earn more.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    To provide a better understanding of expected salaries, we categorized the frequently occurring salaries into different ranges. This approach provides a more precise representation of salary distribution for the job title Surgeon - Orthopedic in Brazil compared to simply calculating the average. The majority of reported salaries, approximately 65%, fall within the range of 21,700 BRL to 29,700 BRL. About 20% of salaries are below the 21,700 BRL mark, while 10% fall within the range of 29,700 BRL to 33,300 BRL. Only 5% of individuals have salaries exceeding 33,300 BRL.

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience / Surgeon - Orthopedic / Brazil

How do experience and age affect pay?

0 - 2 Years
21,700 BRL
2 - 5 Years+34%
29,200 BRL
5 - 10 Years+30%
37,900 BRL
10 - 15 Years+21%
45,900 BRL
15 - 20 Years+9%
50,100 BRL
20+ Years+5%
52,700 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Brazil Surgeon - Orthopedic
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally, the more years of experience the higher the wage. We broke down salaries by experience level for people working as Surgeon - Orthopedic and this is what we found.

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.

Employees with less than two years of experience earn approximately 21,700 BRL.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 29,200 BRL, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 37,900 BRL, 30% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

Additionally, professionals whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 45,900 BRL, 21% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 50,100 BRL, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 52,700 BRL, 5% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender / Surgeon - Orthopedic / Brazil

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? For the people who work as Surgeon - Orthopedic in Brazil, the average difference between the salary of male and female employees is 10%.

38,800 BRL
35,400 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Brazil for all Careers

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Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage / Surgeon - Orthopedic / Brazil

How much are annual salary increments in Brazil for individuals working as Surgeon - Orthopedic? How often do employees get salary raises?

Individuals working as Surgeon - Orthopedic in Brazil are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 15% every 16 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 16 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Brazil Surgeon - Orthopedic
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Brazil / All Professions

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The term Annual Salary Increase usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rare that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one-year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 / Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Brazil is 7%.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Bonus and Incentive Rates / Surgeon - Orthopedic / Brazil

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Brazil Surgeon - Orthopedic
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14% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 86% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 6% to 8% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus, where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Average Hourly Wage / Surgeon - Orthopedic / Brazil

210 BRL per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) for individuals working as Surgeon - Orthopedic in Brazil is 210 BRL.This is the rate they get paid for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary / ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

About The Hourly Pay Rate

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually, jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fixed amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for people working as Surgeon - Orthopedic in Brazil is 110 BRL. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

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Health and Medical-100%
Chief of Surgery37,500 BRL+2%
Oral Surgeon26,800 BRL-27%
Perioperative Aide8,340 BRL-77%
Perioperative Assistant8,600 BRL-77%
Surgeon27,600 BRL-25%
Surgeon - Burn24,700 BRL-33%
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic35,000 BRL-5%
Surgeon - Heart Transplant39,400 BRL+7%
Surgeon - Neurology34,900 BRL-5%
Surgeon - Orthopedic36,800 BRL+0%
Surgeon - Pediatric30,300 BRL-18%
Surgeon - Plastic Reconstructive36,300 BRL-1%
Surgeon - Trauma27,000 BRL-27%
Surgical Assistant9,280 BRL-75%
Surgical Instrument Techncian8,030 BRL-78%
Surgical Technologist9,460 BRL-74%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Brasilia44,100 BRL
Rio de Janeiro41,800 BRL
Sao Paulo42,400 BRL

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working in a private company or the government? The difference between the public or government sector salaries and the private sector salaries in Brazil is 6% on average across all career fields.

Private Sector
8,360 BRL
Public Sector+6%
8,880 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary for the job title Surgeon - Orthopedic in Brazil?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 33,400 BRL and 38,000 BRL. This is a very rough estimate. Experience and education play a very huge part in the final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for a careers like Surgeon - Orthopedic in Brazil ranges from 19,100 BRL to 27,700 BRL. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range with a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people earn more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

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