Gastroenterologist Salary

Gastroenterologists receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $298K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Men make up the vast majority of Gastroenterologists (80 percent) who took the survey. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$151,172 - $485,847
MEDIAN: $297,549

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$151,172 - $485,847  
$0.00 - $80,537  
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$14,740 - $58,326  
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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).
$153,135 - $492,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 219
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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.

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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. On average, Gastroenterologists make $308K following one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Gastroenterologists with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $304K.

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Experience Affects Gastroenterologist Salaries

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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%