Hospitalist Salary

A Hospitalist earns an average salary of $202,844 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$123,857 - $255,808
$120K
$200K
$260K
MEDIAN: $202,844
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$65.66 - $151.27
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MEDIAN: $111.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$123,857 - $255,808  
   
Bonus
$5,061 - $50,067  
Total Pay (?
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$126,358 - $277,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 427
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$65.66 - $151.27  
   
Overtime
$31.32 - $155.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$5,061 - $50,067  
   
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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$126,358 - $277,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Job Description for Hospitalist

Hospitalists perform a number of tasks related to patient care and team cohesion in a hospital setting. They are responsible for making sure that they provide high-quality care to patients by staying up to date with all current regulations and rules made by the government and their hospital; they also need to be make sure they keep a strong relationship with other members of their teams to ensure proper patient care, make sure that there is sufficient continuity of care, and help patients effectively transition to the community. They must make recommendations to process improvements for their hospital as needed and help to implement any changes that are approved.

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Hospitalist Tasks

  • Oversee communication with hospitalized patients, family members, nurses, and doctors.
  • Handle problems, emergencies, and changes in situations rapidly.
  • Serve as point of contact for all health care around particular patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospitalist

Pay by Experience for a Hospitalist has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospitalist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $207,000 based on 306 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospitalist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $208,000 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Hospitalist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $226,000 based on 100 salaries. A Hospitalist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $234,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $210,729

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Key Stats for Hospitalist

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Hospitalist Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

▲7%

National Average
$211,000

▼1%

▼2%

Skills That Affect Hospitalist Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲14%


National Average
$211,000


Pediatrics
▼19%

Hospitalist
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 14%
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