Obstetrician / Gynecologist Salary

Average pay for an Obstetrician or Gynecologist in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $204K per year. Nearly all enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than one-half. Most Obstetricians and Gynecologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Obstetricians and Gynecologists survey participants are largely women, dominating at 62 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$116,350 - $294,627
MEDIAN: $203,631

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $194K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $225K. Obstetricians and Gynecologists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $243K. Obstetricians and Gynecologists who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $253K.

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Experience Affects Obstetrician / Gynecologist 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: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 5%