25 salaries by specialty — Orthopedics still reigns supreme

Written by Eric Oliver | December 28, 2018 | Print  |

Medpage Today released the results of its salary survey finding orthopedic surgeons still had the highest average salary.

Health Media surveyed more than 20,000 physicians to gather survey data. Of all respondents, 7,753 provided salary data. The data was analyzed and reported by Survey Design & Analysis.

Here are the salaries:

Orthopedics: $414,283
Oncology: $410,941
Cardiology: $400,603
Urology: $395,000
Gastroenterology: $387,078
Radiology: $357,292
Anesthesiology: $356,992
General Surgery: $359,761
Dermatology: $359,519
Critical Care: $340,990
Pain Management: $311,506
Emergency Medicine: $323,799
Pulmonology: $293,651
OB/GYN: $286,406
Ophthalmology: $262,687
Hospitalist: $257,283
Nephrology: $255,821
Neurology: $248,404
Psychiatry: $240,240
Infectious Disease: $220,125
Rheumatology: $214,396
Internal Medicine: $212,955
Family Medicine: $208,272
Endocrinology: $208,118
Pediatrics: $199,616

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