Allergist-Immunologist Salary

Allergist-Immunologists in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $164K) surpassing six figures annually. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. For the most part, Allergist-Immunologists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$97,769 - $248,956
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MEDIAN: $163,758
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$97,087 - $267,015  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $155K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $211K. Allergist-Immunologists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $201K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $217K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Allergist-Immunologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$174,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

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
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
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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