Salaries for 15 physician specialties

Surgeons are some of the highest paid physician specialists, according to salary data from job seeker resource PayScale.

PayScale reports real-time salary data from over 54 million reports from job seekers, fact checking the data against private and public compensation data.

Here's how average pay for 15 physician specialties stacks up:

1. Neurosurgeon: $402,205

2. Cardiothoracic surgeon: $387,471

3. Orthopedic surgeon: 379,757

4. Invasive cardiologist: $360,213

5. Gastroenterologist: $309,398

6. Otolaryngologist: $296,879

7. Noninvasive cardiologist: $294,420

8. General surgeon: $270,741

9. Radiologist: $244,898

10. OB-GYN: $219,310

11. Hospitalist: $215,748

12. Ophthalmologist: $212,005

13. Rheumatologist: $207,893

14. Family medicine physician - $183,329

15. Pediatrician - $154,129

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