Obstetrician / Gynecologist Salary

Obstetricians and Gynecologists in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $203K annually. More than half of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (61 percent) survey participants are women. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$123,252 - $281,568

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$128,155 - $281,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Job Description for Obstetrician / Gynecologist

  • Counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventative care.
  • Examine patients and their medical histories.
  • Diagnose illness and prescribe treatment for females in the realm of pregnancy, reproductive systems, and general care.
  • Offer childbirth, prenatal, natal, and postpartum care of mothers and fetuses.

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Pay by Experience Level for Obstetrician / Gynecologist

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


Obstetricians and Gynecologists with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries can reach six figures almost right off the bat; beginning workers who have less than five years' experience bring in a median of $194K per year. Obstetricians and Gynecologists see a median salary of $243K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $253K.

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Experience Affects Obstetrician / Gynecologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$206,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 5%
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