Obstetrician / Gynecologists in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $204K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most Obstetrician / Gynecologists survey respondents are women (74 percent). Most Obstetrician / Gynecologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage.

$102,044 - $295,147
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MEDIAN: $203,931
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$14.90 - $110.24
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$102,044 - $295,147  
   
Bonus
$1,014 - $51,168  
Profit Sharing
$15,000  
Total Pay (?
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$88,808 - $299,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 345
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $110.24  
   
Overtime
$30.20 - $124.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,014 - $51,168  
   
Profit Sharing
$15,000  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$88,808 - $299,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Job Description for Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OB/GYN)

An OB/GYN is a medical physician with advanced training, knowledge and certification in the specialty care area of obstetrics and gynecology. OB/GYNs provide healthcare services to women throughout the lifespan, including preventative services, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of reproductive abnormalities. The OB/GYN must complete a thorough examination and medical history of the patient. The OB/GYN not only focuses on illness, but also health promotion, and provides patient education on weight loss, diet, exercise, personal hygiene and preventative care for diseases and cancer. The OB/GYN provides gynecological care to women of any age, as well as obstetrical care and family planning to females of reproductive age. An extensive knowledge of both normal and abnormal conditions related to pregnancy and fertility is required. The OB/GYN is skilled gynecological and obstetrical surgical procedures, such as cesarean sections. OB/GYNs may attend deliveries and provide care to the postpartum mother and newborn. OB/GYNs may supervise mid-level providers such as certified nurse midwives, and assistive personnel such as medical assistants. To become an OB/GYN is a vigerous process. One must first complete a 4-year degree for entry into a medical college. After completion of a 3 year medical school program, another 3-7 years of residency in the specialty areas of obstetrics and gynecology is required. Yearly continuing-education is required to maintain licensing and certification. An OB/GYN must maintain medical malpractice insurance, which is not inexpensive.


Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OB/GYN) Tasks

  • 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 (OB/GYN)

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


Obstetrician / Gynecologists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Substantial, six-figure paychecks show up early in this area; folks who have worked for fewer than five years report earning a median of $187K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $240K. 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 $256K on average.

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Experience Affects Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OB/GYN) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$202,000


Skills That Affect Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OB/GYN) Salaries

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 18%

Surgery
up arrow 8%

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
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National Average
$202,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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