What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »
Browse Categories

Dermatologist Salary

Dermatologists in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $206K annually. Total cash compensation for Dermatologists runs from $82K to $321K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $97K and profit sharing that can reach almost $25K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Dermatologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$88,264 - $305,102
(Median)
88K
140K
200K
260K
310K
MEDIAN: $202,500
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.30 - $139.62
(Median)
28
79
100
140
MEDIAN: $78.00
25%
50%
75%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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.
)
$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$88,264 - $305,102  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $97,290  
Profit Sharing
$604 - $25,342  
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).
)
$82,220 - $321,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $139.62  
   
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.
)
$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $97,290  
   
Profit Sharing
$604 - $25,342  
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).
)
$82,220 - $321,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
United States (change)

Job Description for Dermatologist

Dermatologist

Read More...

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.

Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Pay by Experience Level for Dermatologist

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


For many Dermatologists, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $194K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $205K. Dermatologists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $242K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $268K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Dermatologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$206,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 13%