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Surgeons

Treat diseases and injuries through surgical procedures.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
>$80.00 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  15.2%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery.
  • Operate on patients to treat conditions.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
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Job Title Examples:

Medical Doctor (MD)
Physician
General Surgeon

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