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6 Surgical Specialties That Saw Compensation Increases From 2010-11

The following six surgical specialties saw an increase in median compensation from 2010 to 2011, according to the American Medical Group Association's "2011 Medical Group Compensation and Financial Survey."

Emergency Medicine: 6.37 percent
•    $268,787 in 2010, $285,910 in 2011

Ophthalmology: 3.60 percent
•    $343,945 in 2010, $356,339 in 2011

General Surgery: 2.86 percent

•    $357,091 in 2010, $367,315 in 2011

Otolaryngology: 2.35 percent
•    $368,777 in 2010, $377,430 in 2011

OB/GYN — General: 2.33 percent
•    $295,761 in 2010, $302,638 in 2011

Orthopedic Surgery: 0.23 percent
•    $500,672 in 2010, $501,808 in 2011


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