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Dermatologist Salary

Dermatologists in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $201K annually. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs.

$83,264 - $305,066
(Median)
$83K
$200K
$310K
MEDIAN: $201,304
10%
50%
90%

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$8.50 - $136.80
(Median)
$8
$72
$140
MEDIAN: $72.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$83,264 - $305,066  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $82,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $22,601  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$77,999 - $311,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$8.50 - $136.80  
   
Overtime
$5.00 - $96.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $82,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $22,601  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$77,999 - $311,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Dermatologist

Dermatologist

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Dermatologist Tasks

  • Read current literature and understand interactions between drugs and conditions.
  • Explain, perform and evaluate procedures and treatments.
  • Consult with patients, make diagnoses and amend the electronic health record.
  • Participate in department and organization meetings, policy development and projects.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dermatologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Dermatologists do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $193K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $200K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $241K. As Dermatologists reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $266K.

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Experience Affects Dermatologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$203,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 14%
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