Male gastroenterologists make 5% more than female counterparts — 5 statistics

At public medical schools, male physicians rake in more than their female counterparts, according to Open Minds.

Here are five statistics:

1. Men earn 8 percent, or nearly $20,000, more each year than female physicians.

2. On average, female physicians earned $227,783, compared to male physicians making $247,661, each year.

3. Neurology and hematology/oncology both had the highest disparity with 15 percent, followed by surgery subspecialties (13 percent), cardiology (13 percent) and obstetrics/gynecology (12 percent).

4. The disparity for gastroenterology was 5 percent.

5. Following gastroenterology, the lowest disparities were among family medicine (3 percent), emergency medicine (3 percent) and radiology (0.8 percent).

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