Allergist-Immunologist Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Allergist-Immunologists in the United States, with median pay hovering around $165K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Women Allergist-Immunologists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$97,871 - $248,746

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$97,871 - $248,746  
   
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$0.00 - $80,000  
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$97,211 - $266,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Allergist-Immunologist

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


Even the relatively untested can score weighty six-figure salaries; survey participants with less than five years' experience report earning a median of $155K per year. After working for 10 to 20 years, Allergist-Immunologists make a median salary of $201K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $217K.

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Experience Affects Allergist-Immunologist Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$177,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 18%
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