Allergist-Immunologist Salary

Compensation for Allergist-Immunologists in the United States is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($167K). Women Allergist-Immunologists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. For the most part, Allergist-Immunologists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$99,178 - $247,441
MEDIAN: $166,940

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$97,073 - $266,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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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.


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.

The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $157K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $204K. Allergist-Immunologists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $197K. Allergist-Immunologists who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $211K.

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Experience Affects Allergist-Immunologist Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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


52 %
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 16%