Gastroenterologist compensation in 2015: 20 key statistics

Gastroenterologists are the third highest earning physicians, behind orthopedics and cardiology, with average compensation of $370,000, according to the Medscape Gastroenterologist Compensation Report 2015. But many factors, including gender, geographical location and practice setting, can affect how much GI physicians earn.

Here are 20 statistics on gastroenterologist compensation.

Gender

Female
•    Self-employed: $434,000
•    Employed: $292,000

Male
•    Self-employed: $419,000
•    Employed: $321,000

Geographical location

•    Northwest: $505,000
•    Southwest: $463,000
•    Southeast: $387,000
•    Northeast: $379,000
•    South Central: $367,000
•    West: $365,000
•    Mid-Atlantic: $357,000
•    Great Lakes: $348,000
•    North Central: $310,000

Practice setting

•    Healthcare organization: $467,000
•    Office-based single-specialty group practice: $415,000
•    Office-based multispecialty group practice: $411,000
•    Office-based solo practices: $382,000
•    Hospital: $284,000
•    Outpatient clinic: $275,000
•    Academic (nonhospital), research, military, government: $226,000

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