Average pay for an Obstetrician or Gynecologist in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $216K per year. Work is enjoyable for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (64 percent) who took the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and one-half earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$98,657 - $338,874
MEDIAN: $216,277

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$98,657 - $338,874  
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$99,341 - $344,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Obstetrician / Gynecologist

  • 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.
  • Counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventative care.
  • Examine patients and their medical histories.

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Pay by Experience Level for Obstetrician / Gynecologist

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

For Obstetricians and Gynecologists, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $189K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $240K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $244K. As Obstetricians and Gynecologists reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $250K.

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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 5%