Orthopedic Surgery jobs in Austin typically include as a stipulation Orthopedic Surgery board certification (or eligibility) and a current Texas license to practice medicine. Completing an Orthopedic Surgery residency or fellowship in Texas is beneficial because it suggests the physician is familiar with TX licensure requirements.
Orthopedic Surgery salaries for the south region of the U.S., including Austin, TX, are around $364,964. By comparison the country's average Orthopedic Surgery salary is $476,083, meaning Orthopedic Surgery jobs in Austin pay approximately 76.7% of the national norm.
Thanks to unusual insurance and liability laws of Texas, effort should be made to explore issues like state tort reform proposals.
Moreover, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on patient loads for Orthopedic Surgery practices is unknown.