Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salary

Generous salaries abound for Emergency Room Doctors in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($207K) per year. In the world of Emergency Room Doctors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $97K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $194K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $99K and $429K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by years of experience and the individual firm. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Emergency Room Doctors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by slightly more than half. Most Emergency Room Doctors report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$97,577 - $349,422
$98K
$210K
$350K
MEDIAN: $207,318
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$59.37 - $239.96
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MEDIAN: $162.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$150K$300K$450K
Salary
$97,577 - $349,422  
   
Bonus
$1,030 - $96,891  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $193,916  
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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$99,448 - $429,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 532
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$59.37 - $239.96  
   
Overtime
$30.91 - $259.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$1,030 - $96,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $193,916  
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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$99,448 - $429,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 268

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER)

Emergency room doctors use their medical tools and training to assist patients in need of acute, life-saving care. These physicians must think and act quickly to diagnose and treat patients, providing cardiac life support, trauma care, and other actions that help patients in life-threatening scenarios.

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Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Tasks

  • Diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment of diseases and injuries to patients in the emergency room.
  • They need to be capable of diagnosing and caring for all types of patients, regardless of age and type of problem.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER)

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $215,000 based on 415 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $246,000 based on 221 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $271,000 based on 209 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $285,000 based on 134 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $246,702

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Emergency Room Doctors, busy Dallas offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 16 percent above the national average. Emergency Room Doctors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+14 percent), Kansas City (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), and Denver (+7 percent). Emergency Room Doctors in Omaha earn salaries far below the national average by 20 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are New York (20 percent less) and San Diego (17 percent less).

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Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER)

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries

▲16%

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
$247,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries


National Average
$247,000

Emergency Room (ER)
▼25%

Emergency/Trauma
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 28%