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Obstetrician / Gynecologist Salary

Obstetricians and Gynecologists in the United States can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $202K per year on average. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Obstetricians and Gynecologists is high. More than half of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (63 percent) survey participants are women. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$124,080 - $263,736
MEDIAN: $201,973

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$124,080 - $263,736  
$0.00 - $30,201  
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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).
$128,994 - $272,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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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.

For Obstetricians and Gynecologists, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Even the relatively untested can earn a lot; individuals who have been working for fewer than five years report a median six-figure salary of $194K per year. For Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $224K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Obstetrician or Gynecologist generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $250K.

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Experience Affects Obstetrician / Gynecologist Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

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


63 %
37 %

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: 93% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 4%