Gastroenterologist Salary

On average, Gastroenterologists in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($300K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Gastroenterologists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of Gastroenterologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$164,172 - $498,984
$160K
$300K
$500K
MEDIAN: $299,658
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50%
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$81.16 - $219.00
$150
MEDIAN: $152.60
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$0$511K
Salary $164,172 - $498,984
Bonus $7,525 - $100,899
Profit Sharing $110,000
Total Pay (?
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$155,694 - $511,824
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 207
Hourly Data $0$219
Hourly Rate $152.60
Annual Data $0$511K
Bonus $7,525 - $100,899
Profit Sharing $110,000
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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$155,694 - $511,824
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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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: $302,068

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

With a pay rate for Gastroenterologists that is 30 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Compared to the national average, Boston Gastroenterologists have considerably lower salaries, 31 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Employers in Los Angeles and New York also lean toward paying below-median salaries (23 percent lower and 19 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Gastroenterologist

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Gastroenterologist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▲3%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
$302,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 10%
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