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June 8, 2012

Physician compensation stats

Medscape’s out with their latest physician compensation survey. And though the physician jobs with the highest income are the same as last year - Radiology, Orthopedics, Cardiology and Anesthesiology - the compensation figures as a whole have declined.

For example, the average compensation for Radiologists in last year’s survey was $350,000 - and this year comes in at $315,000. Cardiologists and anesthesiologists tied last year at $325,000 for average salary, and this year come in at $314,000 and $309,000 respectively.

These compensation figures were collected from 24,126 physicians nationwide.

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Radiology: $315,000
Orthopedics: $315,000
Cardiology: $314,000
Anesthesiology: $309,000
Urology: $309,000
Gastroenterology: $303,000
Oncology: $295,000
Dermatology: $283,000
Plastic Surgery: $270,000
Ophthalmology: $270,000
General Surgery: $265,000
Pulmonary Medicine: $242,000
Critical Care: $240,000
Emergency Medicine: $237,000
Pathology: $221,000
Obstetrics/Gynecology: $220,000
Nephrology: $209,000
Neurology: $184,000
Rheumatology: $180,000
HIV/ID: $170,000
Psychiatry: $170,000
Diabetes/Endocrinology: $168,000
Internal Medicine: $165,000
Family Medicine: $158,000
Pediatrics: $156,000

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