Obstetrician / Gynecologist Salary

Wages for Obstetricians and Gynecologists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($203K) per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. There are more female Obstetricians and Gynecologists who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 62 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$122,554 - $291,418
MEDIAN: $202,878

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$122,554 - $291,418  
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$127,386 - $292,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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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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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 for the relatively untried average out to around $194K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $229K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $241K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $251K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


62 %
38 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 5%