Orthopaedic Surgeon in Dillon, SC

Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 8198
Verified Date 01/02/2020
Loan Repayment No Response
Sign on Bonus No Response
Practice Type Employed
Accept J1 Visa Yes
Accept H1B Visa No
Permanent: Full time


What you need to know

Practice Details

  • Seeking an Orthopedic Surgeon for SC
  • A 70+ bed non-profit Hospital
  • With a strong history in the community since 1943, the hospital has continued to grow and expand to serve residents of multiple counties with excellence in patient care.

Compensation Details

  • Great competitive salary
  • Paid malpractice
  • CME allowance
  • A sign on bonus
  • Relocation allowance
  • Competitive health
  • Retirement benefits

Community Details

  • A vibrant city, which is home to several companies including Honda, Pepsi, GE Medical Systems, Roche-Carolina pharmacueticals, and more.
  • The beaches are within a 1 hour drive, and the mountains are 3-4 hours away.
  • We are a family oriented city that offers cultural activities and sporting events.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation  The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Orthopedic Surgery Salaries In Charlotte, NC and Myrtle Beach, SC. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early.  

The Housing Market  This is a 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 5,500 sqft home with  hardwood Floors and has lots of kitchen upgrades with crown throughout. All windows replaced with some stain glass; Six fireplaces and so comfortable with the ease of livability. Been in family for many generations. C With two car garage. Too much to share with you; please schedule viewing. Location close to Fairmont and Lake View. Beach drive less than an hour. This home can be yours for $425,000.

The Community  A city in Dillon County in eastern South Carolina, United States. It is the county seat and largest city of Dillon County. It was established on December 22, 1888. Both the name of the city and county comes from John W. Dillon, an early settler and key figure in bringing a railroad through the area

The Employer  Founded in 1906, The Health System remains a locally owned, not-for-profit health system. The service area includes 12 counties with a population close to one million. Recently voted one of America's Best Hospitals by US News & World Report, continues as the Choice for Medical Excellence in northeastern South Carolina. The Regional Medical Center, located in Florence, SC, with 400+ beds, stands at the core of our mission. 

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 68 miles: Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR / KMYR) Myrtle Beach International Airport
  • 135 miles: Raleigh, NC (RDU / KRDU) Raleigh-Durham International Airport
  • 142 miles: Charlotte, NC (CLT / KCLT) Charlotte Douglas International Airport
  • 153 miles: Charleston, SC (CHS / KCHS) Charleston International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 101 miles to Charlotte, NC
  • 103 miles to Raleigh, NC
  • 112 miles to Durham, NC
  • 117 miles to Greensboro, NC

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 101 miles to Charlotte, NC
  • 103 miles to Raleigh, NC
  • 112 miles to Durham, NC
  • 117 miles to Greensboro, NC

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living index: 98.3
  • City Cost of Living Index: 78.8
  • Mean Housing Cost: $113,022

Colleges and Universities:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 21 miles)
  • Francis Marion University (about 23 miles)
  • Robeson Community College (about 26 miles)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 29 miles)
  • Richmond Community College (about 39 miles)


  • Black: 52.8%
  • White: 42.4%
  • American Indian: 1.5%
  • Hispanic: 1.2%
  • Two or more races: 1.1%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Other: 0.3%


  • State Income Tax Rate: 4.17%
  • State Sales Tax Rate: 6%
  • County Sales Tax Rate: 1.13%
  • Property Tax Rate: 0.5%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)


  • The Department is responsible for the management of a 100 acre sports complex that has four (4) baseball/softball fields and two (2) soccer fields
  • This complex has hosted numerous tournaments including Dixie Youth Minors Baseball State Tournament in 2002, Dixie Youth Majors in 2004 and Dixie Softball in 2003 for all age’s groups.

Arts & Culture:

  • Smithsonian exhibit investigates the changes that have affected small towns over the last century.
  • FMU Arts International Festival celebrates arts on Francis Marion Universities campus.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Anyone can watch the local high school, girls or boys, play basketball, baseball, and much more!
  • At the University of North Carolina, you can watch NCAA Division 1 sports.

Sports for the Participant:

  • The Department offers leagues for youth in girl’s softball, youth co-ed basketball, and youth co-ed soccer.
  • Fitness World Gym, a few miles from Dillon, has many workout opporunities and they will help find what best suits you.


  • In the town, you can shop at the local walmart, furniture stores, and more.
  • There are several clothing stores you will be sure to enjoy like Myrtle Beach shop, Mexico Shop East and West, Wild Wild West Shop, and Africa shop.

Top Five things to do:

  1.  Little Pee Dee State Park
  2. South of the Border
  3. Myrtle Beach Shop
  4. Mexico Shop East and West
  5.  Wild Wild West Shop


Facility Location

City : Dillon, South Carolina,
Population : 2,550,296
MSA Population : 6,658
Community Profile

Contact Information

Todd skertich
Managing Partner
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