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Average salaries for physicians depending on their specialty



According to the American medical group association “AMGA” report in 2006 this is a list of average salaries for physicians in USA.

This list may help you if you are medical student or young doctor so you can choose the most suitable specialty for your capabilities and needs.



Orthopedic Surgery - Spine : $688,503


Orthopedic Surgery - Joint Replacement : $605,953

Neurological Surgery : $592,811

Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery : $533,084

Orthopedic Surgery : $500,672

Diagnostic Radiology - Interventional : $478,000

Orthopedic Surgery - Hand : $476,039

Transplant Surgery – Liver : $454,287

Diagnostic Radiology - Non-Interventional : $454,205

Radiation Therapy (M.D. only) : $447,250

Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatrics : $425,000

Trauma Surgery : $424,555

Pediatric Surgery : $419,783

Urology : $413,941

Vascular Surgery : $413,629

Gynecological Oncology : $413,500

Gastroenterology : $405,000

Cardiology : $402,000

Colon & Rectal Surgery : $394,723

Perinatology : $394,121

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery : $390,142

Oral Surgery : $380,500

Dermatology : $375,176

Anesthesiology : $370,500

Otolaryngology : $368,777

Transplant Surgery – Kidney : $365,125

General Surgery : $357,091

Pathology (M.D. only) : $354,750

Nuclear Medicine (M.D. only) : $331,000

Hematology & Medical Oncology : $320,907

Reproductive Endocrinology : $317,312

Intensivist : $313,152

Pulmonary Disease : $306,829

Orthopedic-Medical : $297,348

Neonatology : $280,771

Gynecology & Obstetrics : $275,152

Obstetrics : $275,152

Pediatric Intensive Care : $272,000

Emergency Care : $267,293

Critical Care Medicine : $264,750

Hypertension & Nephrology : $259,677

Allergy & Immunology : $249,674

Pediatric Gastroenterology : $240,895

Ophthalmology : $238,200

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation : $237,628

Neurology : $236,500

Pediatric Cardiology : $233,958

Gynecology : $232,075

Sports Medicine : $231,540

Infectious Disease : $227,750

Rheumatologic Disease : $224,000

Occupational / Environmental Medicine : $223,750

Urgent Care : $222,920

Pediatric Neurology : $219,561

Endocrinology : $218,855

Psychiatry - Child : $216,360

Hospitalist : $215,716

Psychiatry : $214,740

Internal Medicine : $214,307

Pediatric Hematology / Oncology : $212,577

Pediatrics & Adolescent : $209,873


Pediatric Infectious Disease : $209,680

Family Medicine - with Obstetrics : $209,565

Family Medicine : $208,861

Pediatric Pulmonary Disease : $201,841

Pediatric Nephrology : $198,686

Pediatric Allergy : $198,458

Pediatric Endocrinology : $187,957

Geriatrics : $187,602


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25 comments:

Anonymous said...

in Serbia:

GP: about 6,700$
Specialties: less than 16,000$

So you can compare...
Ridiculous...

Anonymous said...

IN IRAN GP AVERAGE 1000$ SPECIALIST VARIABLE BETWEEN 2000$ TO 80000$ A MONTH OK WHAT THE HELL

Anonymous said...

IN PAKISTAN,A GP GETS ABOUT 500$ AND A SPECIALIST ABOUT 1000$ PER MONTH

Anonymous said...

in Sudan a GP gets abot 250$ a month. compare that.

Anonymous said...

i iraq GP gets about 1000$ and specialist between 2000-8000$ so that is a typical developing country.

bahzad said...

i iraq GP gets about 1000$ and specialist between 2000-8000$ so that is a typical developing country.this is rediculous but what we do.

Anonymous said...

how much does is cost to go to school in these places of lesser pay?

Anonymous said...

Sri Lanka Medical Officer avg. 440$, Specialist 520$...!!!!

Anonymous said...

no comparaison...

Anonymous said...

Is this annual or monthly salary??

Anonymous said...

sure annual

Anonymous said...

italy a specialist take less than 50000/year

Anonymous said...

where is that?in usa or where?is this on month??

Anonymous said...

in Egypt GP takes about 50$ per month!!!

Anonymous said...

in Egypt GP takes about 50$ per month!!!
specialist may reach 180$ per month :) )))))

Anonymous said...

in Bosnia GP 1000$ per month, specialist 2000$

Anonymous said...

No body appreciate the hard work of medical qualified doctors even this figures no more valid in the west

Anonymous said...

In Costa Rica GP $1,000 a month, and specialist can gain $2,000. Private medicine does better for specialists.

maRa said...

In Romania the average salary for a doctor is with very much luck 1000$/month, e resident has 250$/ month

Anonymous said...

In colombia is about 500$ a month for GP and up to 10000$ for specialty if your really good
Med school costs me about 2800$ per semester plus books and other stuff

Lauriexrrd said...

In Costa Rica GP $1,000 a month, and specialist can gain $2,000. Private medicine does better for specialists.

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in nepal specialist gets between 300 $ to 600$ per month.

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in nepal specialist gets between 300 $ to 600$ per month.