Otolaryngologist Salary

Otolaryngologists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $292K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. There are more male Otolaryngologists than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 63 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$180,323 - $419,988
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MEDIAN: $291,736
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Salary $180,323 - $419,988
Bonus $-0.50 - $193,916
Profit Sharing $49,132
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$182,650 - $444,051
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

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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

  • Examine patients' ear, nose, throat, sinuses, larynx, and general head and neck areas.
  • Perform head and neck surgeries for a variety of conditions.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Otolaryngologist

Pay by Experience for an Otolaryngologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Otolaryngologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $250,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Otolaryngologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $309,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Otolaryngologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $320,000 based on 26 salaries. An Otolaryngologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $315,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Otolaryngologist

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Otolaryngologist Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Late-Career
▲4%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$302,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Otolaryngologist Salaries

National Average
$302,000

Surgery
▼15%

Otolaryngology
▼16%

Medicine / Surgery
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 13%
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