Orthopaedic Surgery position located between Chicago, Madison and Milwaukee

Physician: Orthopedic Surgery: General
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9694
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:No
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Orthopedic Surgery: General Orthopedic Surgery: Hand Orthopedic Surgery: Shoulder

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Hospital employed opportunity for BE/BC Orthopedic Surgeon.
  • Will consider General Orthopedic Surgeons, (Ortho) Hand or shoulder trained.
  • Call will be 1 in 5 
  • Opportunity to practice in Beloit, WI and Roscoe, IL performing surgeries at the Hospital and our new State-of-the Art Ambulatory Surgery Treatment Center.  

Compensation Details

  • We offer a competitive two-year salary guarantee
  • Attractive bonus & benefits package

Community Details

  • Just over an hour from Metropolitan living of Milwaukee, Chicago and easy access into Madison
  • Take advantage of higher compensation and lower cost of living
  • Wisconsin is consistently rated as one of the country's best places to live and raise a family
  • Three Multi-billion companies headquartered in community 
  • Excellent School systems
  • Outdoor recreation, special event facilities, biking and hiking paths utilized on a year round basis
  • Opportunity for higher education with Universities and Colleges

Recruiter Insights

With a starting salary of up to $75,000 higher than starting salaries in the Chicago market, coupled with the cost of living of 30% lower (compared to Chicago), this physician will have significant purchasing power.  Whether you want to build your dream home, pay off your student debt, or retire early, the power to decide is in your hands. 

You will enjoy this Southeast, Wisconsin community that is home to 3 multi-billion-dollar companies, less than an hour access to the great Midwest cities of Chicago, Milwaukee and easy commute to Madison, WI to wear Red and white and watch Badger sports. 

Your earnings will provide ample room for a great home and wealth accumulation and preservation, with the median home sales price of $103,500 and a stunning 4400 square foot home on the Rock River list for $349,000. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 72 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport
  • 84 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 102 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 168 miles: Green Bay, WI (GRB / KGRB) Austin Straubel International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 43 miles to Madison, WI
  • 68 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 84 miles to Chicago, IL

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 33 miles: Rockford, IL (RFD / KRFD) Chicago Rockford International Airport
  • 56 miles: Madison, WI (MSN / KMSN) Dane County Regional Airport
  • 72 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 96.4
  • City Cost of Living Index - 93.1
  • Mean Housing Cost - $93,989

Colleges and Universities:

  • Beloit College (in town)
  • Rock Valley College (about 15 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,269)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 27 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • McHenry County College (about 39 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 41 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Edgewood College (about 43 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 43 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 43 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)


  • White 64.2%, 
  • Black 10.4%, 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 0.3%, 
  • Asian 1.2%, 
  • Hispanic 18.5%"
  • Two or more races 5.3%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 4%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 5%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 5.500%
  • County Sales Tax Rate - 0.50%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.76%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)


  • Great access to biking, hiking, birding and water trails, including, Riverside Park - a 9 mile loop to enjoy a run, a bike ride or a leisurely stoll along our beautiful riverfront. 
  • Pearl Lake offers Outdoor attractions include both short-term and seasonal camping, as well as swimming and scuba diving in the pristine waters of beautiful Pearl Lake.
  • The recreation area offers a large indoor swimming pool, spa, and state of the art fitness center.  

Arts & Culture:

  • Logan Museum has been a teaching museum of Beloit College, promoting hands-on, interdisciplinary, and international approaches to anthropological learning.
  • Wright Museum of Art had opportunities to appreciate, interact with, and understand the visual arts through exhibitions, collections, and programming.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Rockford IceHogs (affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks) - less than 30 minutes 
  • Sport fans can drive 68 miles to watch Milwaukee Brewers play a MLB game. 
  • Sports fans can drive out 84 miles to watch any professional Chicago team.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Beloit Parks and Recreation offers many sports teams and programs for adults, including Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Wiffle Ball, Kickball league, Pickleball, Water aerobics, Tai Chi, Disc Golf, Jazzercise, . 
  • Several youth spors to choose from, including an amazing swim team.  


  • Cranston Road Shopping Center offers many buisnesses and shops. 
  • Soak in the relaxing atmosphere of a Saturday morning farmers' market.
  • Families enjoy shopping around the various vendors selling their crafts, flowers, and delicious concoctions.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Join the town in late February for the 13th annual International Film Festival that the New York Times calling BIFF, 'a festival with a unique goal of returning the spirit of film festivals' golden era".  
  2. The three-day Winterfest brings an Open skate, along with Free Skates at Edwards Ice Arena, Free Snowshoeing at Big Hill Park and wraps up with a Sleigh Ride up and around Big Hill Park.  
  3. Enjoy a 46-year tradition of the Folks and Blues Festival as summer comes to a close. 
  4. Jump in the car for a short drive to catch a Milwaukee Brewers game, enjoy the sports, arts and entertainment in the magic of Chicago or paint your face red and white to cheer the Badgers to championships on Saturday. 
  5. Enjoy the Nature preserves of the Confluence with 34.4 acre park and learning center that combines hands-on learning and ecology, science with recreational hiking, biking, boating.