Allergist-Immunologist Salary

Salaries for Allergist-Immunologists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($166K) per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Allergist-Immunologists is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$98,168 - $248,250

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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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.

Even the relatively untested can earn a lot; individuals who have been working for fewer than five years report a median six-figure salary of $156K per year. After working for 10 to 20 years, Allergist-Immunologists make a median salary of $199K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $217K.

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Job Satisfaction

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


56 %
44 %

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: 83% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 17%