Allergist-Immunologist Salary

Allergist-Immunologists receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $167K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$99,178 - $247,441
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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.

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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $157K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $204K. Allergist-Immunologists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $197K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $211K, 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 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$174,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

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