Obstetrician / Gynecologist Salary

Salaries for Obstetricians and Gynecologists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($204K) per year. Women account for the majority of Obstetricians and Gynecologists who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. Most Obstetricians and Gynecologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than one-half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$116,350 - $294,627
MEDIAN: $203,631

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$116,350 - $294,627  
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$116,350 - $298,278  
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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. 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 $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%