Allergist-Immunologist Salary

On average, Allergist-Immunologists in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($164K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Job satisfaction for Allergist-Immunologists is high. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Men working as Allergist-Immunologists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$98,811 - $248,746
(Median)
$99K
$160K
$250K
MEDIAN: $163,988
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$98,811 - $248,746  
   
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$0.00 - $61,825  
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$98,264 - $266,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $155K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $206K. Allergist-Immunologists see a median salary of $201K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $217K.

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Experience Affects Allergist-Immunologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$172,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

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