Surgery Careers

Careers in Surgery and more.

Anesthesiologist

Anesthesiologist

Alternate Career Titles: Anesthesia Specialist

Career Overview: Anesthesiologists prescribe and administer anesthesia to patients.

Career Salary Range: $146,310 to $392,890

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Medicine

Become an Anesthesiologist

Podiatrist

Podiatrist

Alternate Career Titles: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, DPM

Career Overview: Podiatrists provide specialist care to patients experiencing issues with a foot, ankle or lower leg

Career Salary Range: $48,830 to $208,000

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree

Become a Podiatrist

Surgeon

Surgeon

Alternate Career Titles: General Surgeon, Operating Surgeon

Career Overview: Surgeons treat patients for injuries, diseases, illnesses and deformities through invasive, non-invasive or minimally invasive surgeries

Career Salary Range: $120,000 to $390,000

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Medicine Degree

Become a Surgeon

Surgical Assistant

Surgical Assistant

Alternate Career Titles: First Assistant, Non-Physician Surgical Assistant, Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA), and Surgical Assistant-Certified (SA-C)

Career Overview: Surgical Assistants provide assistance before, during and after surgical procedures

Career Salary Range: $32,470 to $67,000

Required Minimum Degree/License: Postsecondary Non-degree Award or Associate’s Degree in Surgical Assisting

Become a Surgical Assistant

Become a Surgical Technician

Surgical Technologist

Alternate Career Titles: Surgical Tech, ST, Operating Room Technician

Career Overview: Assist in surgical operations by preparing operating rooms, arrange equipment and by providing aid to doctors throughout surgeries.

Career Salary Range: $31,720 to $64,800

Required Minimum Degree/License: Postsecondary Non-Degree Award or an Associate’s Degree

Become a Surgical Technologist

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