Gastroenterologist Salary

Gastroenterologists in the United States can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $298K) surpassing six figures annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Most Gastroenterologists survey respondents are men (73 percent). For the most part, Gastroenterologists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$169,633 - $502,277
$170K
$300K
$500K
MEDIAN: $297,656
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$90.00 - $198.00
$150
MEDIAN: $152.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Salary
$169,633 - $502,277  
   
Bonus
$9,584 - $100,899  
Profit Sharing
$119,831  
Total Pay (?
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$167,934 - $512,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$152.60  
   
Overtime
$100.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$9,584 - $100,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$119,831  
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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$167,934 - $512,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterologists are responsible for attending to medical tasks and providing support to patients for their organizations, as well as conducting assessments, ordering tests for medical laboratories, and analyzing operation-risks. Strong communication skills and proficiency with medical terminology are important in this position to relay information, and they work primarily in medical environments with physicians, nurses, and other staff to provide the highest-quality care to patients.

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Gastroenterologist Tasks

  • Meet with patients to collect symptoms, order tests, evaluate treatments, and diagnose problems.
  • Document patient interactions, diagnoses, treatments, symptoms, and test results.
  • Use video cameras, sensors, and other medical equipment to obtain information for diagnosis and treatment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Gastroenterologist

Pay by Experience for a Gastroenterologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Gastroenterologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $288,000 based on 96 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Gastroenterologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $313,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Gastroenterologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $310,000 based on 56 salaries. A Gastroenterologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $302,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $300,264

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Gastroenterologists will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 31 percent. Gastroenterologists will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+2 percent). Gastroenterologists in Boston take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 30 percent less than the national average. Employers in Los Angeles and New York also lean toward paying below-median salaries (23 percent lower and 18 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Gastroenterologist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Gastroenterologist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲3%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$300,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 12%
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