10 lowest-paying cities for physicians


The COVID-19 pandemic has had a lasting effect on healthcare compensation, according to Doximity's 2020 Physician Compensation Report released Oct. 29.

Doximity used its data repository, including responses from approximately 44,000 licensed U.S. physicians, to calculate the findings in its report. Doximity received annual salary information from physicians and calculated the median annual salaries reported below. 

Here are 10 cities with the lowest compensation rates for physicians in 2020:

1. San Antonio: $329,475
2. Virginia Beach, Va.: $331,952
3. Boston: $347,894
4. Baltimore: $348,389
5. Washington, D.C.: $351,572
6. Denver: $352,073
7. Philadelphia: $354,768
8. Memphis, Tenn.: $356,875
9. Louisville, Ky.: $360,609
10. Providence, R.I.: $365,807

Note: This story was updated to clarify methodology. 

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