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What is the average cost of hip replacement surgery?

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The average cost of hip replacement surgery is $30,124 as of 2015, according to PT in Motion. The cost varies widely by region, with average costs ranging from $11,327 in Birmingham, Alabama to $73,987 in Boston.

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Costs of the surgery also vary widely by the hospital the patient chooses, explains Newsweek. In New York City, a patient at Yonkers' Saint Joseph's Hospital pays an average of $17,068, while a patient 30 miles away in Jersey City's Christ hospital pays an average of $139,072. Because hospitals bill the cost of the procedure after completing it, consumers often find it difficult to shop for the best price for their surgery.

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