Gastroenterologist Salary

On average, Gastroenterologists in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($298K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Gastroenterologists who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 80 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. For the most part, Gastroenterologists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$151,172 - $485,847

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$151,172 - $485,847  
$0.00 - $80,537  
Profit Sharing
$14,740 - $58,326  
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).
$153,274 - $492,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 219
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Gastroenterologist

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

Gastroenterologist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Gastroenterologist

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

Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $293K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $305K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Gastroenterologists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $310K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $304K by contrast.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Gastroenterologist Salaries

up arrow 2%

up arrow 1%

up arrow 1%

National Average

up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


20 %
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 15%