Hospitalist (Physician) Salary

Physician Hospitalists in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $203K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$143,448 - $266,846
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MEDIAN: $203,437
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$101.37 - $197.27
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MEDIAN: $122.83
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$0$284K
Salary $143,448 - $266,846
Bonus $5,152 - $35,117
Total Pay (?
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$149,816 - $284,020
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data $0$197
Hourly Rate $101.37 - $197.27
Overtime $130.00
Annual Data $0$284K
Bonus $5,152 - $35,117
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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$149,816 - $284,020
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Hospitalist (Physician)

Hospitalists (physicians) generally work at hospitals and focus on medical care for hospitalized patients. They must have a degree from accredited medical school and possess current state medical licensing, as well as board certification or eligibility. Most physicians are trained in internal medicine, and the licensing process can begin while they are still attending medical school.

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Hospitalist (Physician) 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.

Common Career Paths for Hospitalist (Physician)


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Physician Hospitalists often transition into a Hospitalist position. Hospitalists report a slightly lower median income of $193K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospitalist (Physician)

Pay by Experience for a Hospitalist (Physician) has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospitalist (Physician) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $205,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospitalist (Physician) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $222,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Hospitalist (Physician) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $221,000 based on 29 salaries. A Hospitalist (Physician) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $250,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hospitalist (Physician)

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Hospitalist (Physician) Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲1%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$220,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 14%
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