Average pay for Gastroenterologists in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($298K). Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Gastroenterologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Gastroenterologists survey respondents are men (76 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$173,156 - $498,968
$170K
$300K
$500K
MEDIAN: $297,638
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$90.00 - $198.00
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MEDIAN: $152.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$170K$340K$510K
Salary
$173,156 - $498,968  
   
Bonus
$8,750 - $101,130  
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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$171,902 - $508,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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
$8,750 - $101,130  
   
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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$171,902 - $508,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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

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


Substantial, six-figure paychecks show up early in this area; folks who have worked for fewer than five years report earning a median of $291K. Gastroenterologists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $314K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $299K.

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Key Stats for Gastroenterologist

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Gastroenterologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$300,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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