Salaries for Allergist-Immunologists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($161K) per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Allergist-Immunologists. Male Allergist-Immunologists are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 61 percent of professionals. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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MEDIAN: $161,147
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$98,916 - $249,181  
   
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$4,848 - $103,646  
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$88,959 - $291,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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$20.35  
   
Overtime
$48.00  
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$4,848 - $103,646  
   
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$88,959 - $291,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Allergist-Immunologist

Allergists, also known as "immunologists," are doctors who specify in the field of immunology, which focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases which are usually caused by exterior irritants that trigger immune responses in the body. While most people address their common allergies with regular physicians, they can only be provided medication for allergies of which the physician is aware. Allergists, on the other hand, are specifically responsible for identifying these allergens and working to discover what triggers these symptoms in certain people. As such, they are often visited when patients do not know the causes of their allergic reactions, while immunologists are specifically responsible for researching and developing methods which aim to treat allergies by way of immunization.

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Allergist-Immunologist Tasks

  • Document all patient data and interactions.
  • Prescribe medications and interventions to reduce or prevent symptoms.
  • Create guidelines and care plans to reduce effects of conditions.
  • Interview patients to identify, prevent, and manage conditions like allergies, asthma, and immunodeficiency.

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Pay by Experience Level for Allergist-Immunologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Allergist-Immunologists, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Large paychecks, which sit comfortably in the six-figure range, are handed out almost immediately; professionals who have less than five years' experience report earning a median of $144K per year. Allergist-Immunologists see a median salary of $186K after reaching one to two decades on the job. As Allergist-Immunologists reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $204K.

Key Stats for Allergist-Immunologist

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Allergist-Immunologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$161,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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