Obstetrician or Gynecologist Salary

An Obstetrician or Gynecologist earns an average salary of $197,580 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$81,703 - $282,533
MEDIAN: $197,579

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$95,322 - $289,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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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.


Obstetrician or Gynecologist 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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Experience Affects Obstetrician or Gynecologist Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 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: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 10%