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Surgeon - Orthopedic Average Salary in India 2021

How much money does a Surgeon - Orthopedic make in India?

Average Monthly Salary
139,000 INR
( 1,660,000 INR yearly)


A person working as a Surgeon - Orthopedic in India typically earns around 139,000 INR per month. Salaries range from 70,700 INR (lowest) to 213,000 INR (highest).

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

Surgeon - Orthopedic Salary Distribution in India

Median and salary distribution monthly India Surgeon - Orthopedic
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Surgeon - Orthopedic salaries in India range from 70,700 INR per month (minimum salary) to 213,000 INR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 136,000 INR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Surgeon - Orthopedic(s) are earning less than 136,000 INR while the other half are earning more than 136,000 INR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Surgeon - Orthopedic(s) are earning less than 92,900 INR while 75% of them are earning more than 92,900 INR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Surgeon - Orthopedic(s) are earning less than 171,000 INR while 25% are earning more than 171,000 INR.

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

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning 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

Surgeon - Orthopedic Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly India 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 your wage. We broke down Surgeon - Orthopedic salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Surgeon - Orthopedic with less than two years of experience makes approximately 79,200 INR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 103,000 INR per month, 31% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 145,000 INR per month, 40% more than someone with two to five 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.

Additionally, Surgeon - Orthopedic(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 174,000 INR per month, 20% 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 189,000 INR per month, 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 204,000 INR per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Surgeon - Orthopedic average salary change by experience in India

0 - 2 Years
79,200 INR
2 - 5 Years+31%
103,000 INR
5 - 10 Years+40%
145,000 INR
10 - 15 Years+20%
174,000 INR
15 - 20 Years+9%
189,000 INR
20+ Years+8%
204,000 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Surgeon - Orthopedic Salary Comparison By Gender

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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? Male Surgeon - Orthopedic employees in India earn 17% more than their female counterparts on average.

150,000 INR
128,000 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in India for all Careers

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Surgeon - Orthopedic Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in India

How much are annual salary increments in India for Surgeon - Orthopedic(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Surgeon - Orthopedic

Surgeon - Orthopedic(s) in India 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.

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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.

India / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely 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 India is 7%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in India for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Surgeon - Orthopedic Bonus and Incentive Rates in India

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate India Surgeon - Orthopedic
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A Surgeon - Orthopedic is considered to be a high bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

13% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 87% 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.

Surgeon - Orthopedic Average Hourly Wage in India

800 INR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in India is 800 INR. This means that the average Surgeon - Orthopedic in India earns approximately 800 INR for every worked hour.

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

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 fix 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.

Surgeon - Orthopedic VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Surgeon - Orthopedic and Health and Medical monthly India
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The average salary for Surgeon - Orthopedic is 51% more than that of Surgery. Also, Surgery salaries are 92% more than those of Health and Medical.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Chief of Surgery139,000 INR+0%
Oral Surgeon97,000 INR-30%
Perioperative Aide32,100 INR-77%
Surgeon99,000 INR-29%
Surgeon - Burn95,000 INR-31%
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic131,000 INR-5%
Surgeon - Heart Transplant143,000 INR+3%
Surgeon - Neurology123,000 INR-11%
Surgeon - Orthopedic139,000 INR+0%
Surgeon - Pediatric111,000 INR-20%
Surgeon - Plastic Reconstructive129,000 INR-7%
Surgeon - Trauma103,000 INR-26%
Surgical Assistant33,300 INR-76%
Surgical Instrument Techncian30,900 INR-78%
Surgical Technologist33,300 INR-76%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
agra134,000 INR
Ahmadabad153,000 INR
Bangalore163,000 INR
Bhopal137,000 INR
Chennai154,000 INR
Coimbatore136,000 INR
Delhi156,000 INR
Ghaziabad137,000 INR
Hyderabad159,000 INR
Indore139,000 INR
Jaipur145,000 INR
Kanpur138,000 INR
Kolkata158,000 INR
Lucknow139,000 INR
Ludhiana126,000 INR
Madurai126,000 INR
Mumbai162,000 INR
Nagpur143,000 INR
Patna134,000 INR
Pimpri-Chinchwad135,000 INR
Pune149,000 INR
Surat148,000 INR
Vadodara127,000 INR
Visakhapatnam141,000 INR

Salary Comparison By State

StateAverage Salary
Andaman & Nicobar Islands116,000 INR
Andhra Pradesh149,000 INR
Arunachal Pradesh137,000 INR
Assam156,000 INR
Bihar173,000 INR
Chandigarh129,000 INR
Chhatisgarh151,000 INR
Dadra & Nagar Haveli124,000 INR
Daman & Diu121,000 INR
Delhi143,000 INR
Goa130,000 INR
Gujarat156,000 INR
Haryana142,000 INR
Himachal Pradesh136,000 INR
Jammu & Kashmir138,000 INR
Jharkhand148,000 INR
Karnataka153,000 INR
Kerala145,000 INR
Lakshadweep112,000 INR
Madhya Pradesh171,000 INR
Maharashtra173,000 INR
Manipur140,000 INR
Meghalaya138,000 INR
Mizoram129,000 INR
Nagaland135,000 INR
Orissa156,000 INR
Pondicherry129,000 INR
Punjab148,000 INR
Rajasthan160,000 INR
Sikkim122,000 INR
Tamil Nadu157,000 INR
Tripura133,000 INR
Uttar Pradesh162,000 INR
Uttaranchal135,000 INR
West Bengal157,000 INR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in India earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
31,000 INR
Public Sector+5%
32,700 INR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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