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Hospitalist (Physician) Salary

Physician Hospitalists in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $185K annually. There are more male Physician Hospitalists than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 67 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Physician Hospitalists. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$114,167 - $225,675
(Median)
$110K
$190K
$230K
MEDIAN: $185,126
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$51.12 - $128.46
(Median)
$51
$94
$130
MEDIAN: $93.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$114,167 - $225,675  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $39,267  
Profit Sharing
$5,306 - $21,365  
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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$116,737 - $244,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$51.12 - $128.46  
   
Overtime
$96.96 - $103.04  
National Annualized 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$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $39,267  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,306 - $21,365  
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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$116,737 - $244,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Hospitalist (Physician)

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospitalist (Physician)

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 $193K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $201K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Physician Hospitalists bring in $195K after working for 10 to 20 years. Physician Hospitalists who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $200K.

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Experience Affects Hospitalist (Physician) Salaries

Mid-Career
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Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$195,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 12%
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