Dermatologist Salary

Dermatologists in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $226K annually. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, between a fifth and a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. Male Dermatologists are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Dermatologists are happy with their jobs. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$80,931 - $354,107
$81K
$230K
$350K
MEDIAN: $225,548
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$14.54 - $154.56
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$80,931 - $354,107  
   
Bonus
$75.00 - $62,500  
Total Pay (?
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$75,655 - $352,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $154.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$2.14 - $90.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$75.00 - $62,500  
   
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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$75,655 - $352,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Dermatologist

A dermatologist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and conditions involving the skin, nails and hair. A dermatologist can treat common conditions such as acne and skin rashes, as well as diagnose and treat more serious diseases. Dermatologists traditionally work as specialists in private practices, with many of their patients referred by primary care providers when this doctor's expertise is required.

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Dermatologist Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Dermatologist

Pay by Experience for a Dermatologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Dermatologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $204,000 based on 125 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dermatologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $205,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Dermatologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $210,000 based on 35 salaries. A Dermatologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $290,000 based on 26 salaries.

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Key Stats for Dermatologist

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Dermatologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

National Average
$218,000

Experienced
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Mid-Career
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 23%
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