Obstetrician or Gynecologist Salary

An Obstetrician or Gynecologist earns an average salary of $208,927 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$109,262 - $294,557
$110K
$210K
$290K
MEDIAN: $208,927
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$7.32 - $198.66
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$49
$200
MEDIAN: $48.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$109,262 - $294,557  
   
Bonus
$20,000  
Total Pay (?
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$96,918 - $299,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$7.32 - $198.66  
   
Overtime
$60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$20,000  
   
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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$96,918 - $299,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Obstetrician or Gynecologist

Obstetricians are physicians that provide care to women before, during and immediately after childbirth. Gynecologists are physicians that focus on women's health, specifically female reproductive systems and the breasts. These doctors provide routine care to patients such as prescribing medications, analyzing test results, discussing preventative care, and discussing procedures, medicines and test results with patients. They also work to treat diseases or injuries by prescribing medicines and administering therapy, and obstetricians often deliver babies as part of their regular work. Obstetricians and gynecologists may be tasked with providing emergency care for patients as well. They refer patients to providers in other specialities for additional care as needed, and these doctors generally work with other medical staff such as nurses, physician's assistants, interns, other doctors and administrative professionals.

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Obstetrician or Gynecologist Tasks

  • 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 or Gynecologist

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

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Key Stats for Obstetrician or Gynecologist

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Obstetrician or Gynecologist Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$206,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼2%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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