Gastroenterologist Salary

Gastroenterologists in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $296K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most Gastroenterologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under one-half.

$149,307 - $482,976
MEDIAN: $296,368

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$149,307 - $482,976  
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$151,921 - $489,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 238
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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

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

Even the relatively untested can earn a lot; individuals who have been working for fewer than five years report a median six-figure salary of $289K per year. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $307K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $298K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


21 %
79 %

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: 86% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 14%