Academic Urologists Average Higher Salary in Western U.S.
a Modern Medicine report. Among academics, pay varies by geographic location and department rank.
According to a Medical Group Management Association survey, urologists from the western part of the country earned an average annual salary of $445,247, compared with $368,401 in the Eastern region, $336,000 in the Southern region and $300,000 in the Midwestern region.
Compensation also increases with department rank. Specialty care associate professors earned $260,075, for example, and professors earned $280,000. Specialty care department chairs reported median annual compensation of $506,200.
"Physicians in private practices concentrate their effort on providing clinical care to patients while physicians in academic practices split their efforts between clinical care and research activities," said Jonathan Tamir, MBA, of Yale University School of Medicine. "These research activities are never as well compensated as clinical care."
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