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Gastroenterologist Salary

Salaries for Gastroenterologists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($298K) per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable.

$150,494 - $486,015
(Median)
$150K
$300K
$490K
MEDIAN: $297,627
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$170K$340K$510K
Salary
$150,494 - $486,015  
   
Bonus
$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).
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$152,589 - $493,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 215

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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.


Six-figure salaries are not unusual for those just entering the occupation — survey respondents with less than five years' experience under their belts report receiving an average of $294K per year. After working for 10 to 20 years, Gastroenterologists make a median salary of $333K. 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 $309K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Gastroenterologist Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$303,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 13%
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