Top 10 specialties with the greatest pay increase in 2019

A new study from physician networking site Doximity examined physician employment, job demand and salary data.

Doximity examined 27,000 physician jobs posted on Doximity in 2018 and 2019, as well as 70,000 survey responses from physicians.

Ten specialties that had the highest pay increase by percentage:

1. Pediatrics: 9 percent
2. Preventative medicine: 8 percent
3. Pediatric hematology and oncology: 7 percent
4. Pediatric cardiology: 7 percent
5. Geriatrics: 6 percent
6. Neurology: 6 percent
7. General surgery: 6 percent
8. Pediatric gastroenterology: 5 percent
9. Dermatology: 5 percent
10. Psychiatry: 5 percent

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