Here are five statistics offering insight into the field of orthopedics recently:
$421,770: The average pay among orthopedists in outpatient care settings, the highest-paying practice setting for orthopedic specialists.
13.7: The average number of hours orthopedists spend on paperwork and administrative tasks each week.
7 percent: The percentage of orthopedic specialists who participate in value-based care models.
$102,885: The difference in average annual pay between orthopedists who are employed ($400,632) and self-employed ($503,517).
74 percent: The percentage of orthopedists who plan to continue taking new and current Medicare and Medicaid patients.