28 starting salaries for specialty physicians — GI comes in 5th

Here are starting salaries for 28 specialties from the MGMA 2015 Physician Placement Starting Salary Report.

•    Cardiology (Interventional): $437,500
•    Orthopedic Surgery (General): $400,000
•    Cardiology (Noninvasive): $378,000
•    Radiology (Interventional): $340,000
•    Gastroenterology: $337,500
•    Otorhinolaryngology: $332,500
•    Surgery (General): $327,500
•    Hematology/Oncology: $325,000
•    Dermatology: $325,000
•    Urology: $324,270
•    Pulmonary Medicine (General): $305,000
•    Radiology (Diagnostic): $285,000
•    Cardiology (Electrophysiology): $280,000
•    Emergency Medicine: $275,000
•    Neurology: $250,000
•    Anesthesiology: $242,625
•    OB/GYN (General): $232,500
•    Rheumatology: $221,000
•    Hospitalist (Internal Medicine): $205,378
•    Endocrinology/Metabolism: $200,000
•    Physiatry: $195,000
•    Family Practice: $187,298
•    Psychiatry (General): $185,300
•    Infectious Disease: $185,000
•    Internal Medicine: General: $180,000
•    Nephrology: $180,000
•    Ophthalmology: $180,000
•    Pediatrics (General): $160,000

Note: The report is based on 2014 survey data for first-year post-residency or fellowship compensation.

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