Obstetrician / Gynecologist Salary

Average pay for Obstetricians and Gynecologists in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($203K). The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$129,716 - $274,942
(Median)
$130K
$200K
$270K
MEDIAN: $203,244
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$132,453 - $277,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. 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 claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $245K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $253K on average.

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Experience Affects Obstetrician / Gynecologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$206,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 3%
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