Otolaryngologists in the United States take home an average $293K per year. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Otolaryngologists who answered the questionnnaire.

$186,281 - $414,647
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MEDIAN: $292,812
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$186,281 - $414,647  
   
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$1,957 - $206,084  
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$194,302 - $451,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Job Description for Otolaryngologist

Most of the time, otolaryngologists work at hospitals or medical clinics. They may also have their own practice or partner with other otolaryngologists. They must be medical doctors, which means they must have graduated from medical school. They must be competent in treating patients that have diseases or disorders in their ears, noses, and/or throats. They must also be familiar with structures related to the head and neck.

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Otolaryngologist Tasks

  • Provide treatment plans for conditions as varied as hearing loss, allergies, cancer, and disorders of taste and smell.
  • Diagnose and rule out conditions, ordering laboratory tests if needed for confirmation.
  • Examine patients' ear, nose, throat, sinuses, larynx, and general head and neck areas.
  • Perform head and neck surgeries for a variety of conditions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Otolaryngologist

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $277K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $336K. Otolaryngologists bring in $306K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $310K.

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Experience Affects Otolaryngologist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
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National Average
$300,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Otolaryngologist Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
0%

National Average
$300,000

Surgery
up arrow 12%

Otolaryngology
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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