Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salary

Salaries for Emergency Room Doctors in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($208K) per year. Total cash compensation to Emergency Room Doctors bottoms out near $100K and approaches $431K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $97K from bonuses and almost $81K from profit sharing. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though experience level and the individual firm have a (lesser) impact as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Emergency Room Doctors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Although just under a third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and a little more than half get dental coverage, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$98,194 - $353,724
$98K
$210K
$350K
MEDIAN: $208,084
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$52.66 - $239.08
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MEDIAN: $163.59
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$0$430K
Salary $98,194 - $353,724
Bonus $1,004 - $97,030
Profit Sharing $4,932 - $81,094
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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$99,824 - $430,671
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 520
Hourly Data $0$260
Hourly Rate $52.66 - $239.08
Overtime $20.61 - $260.46
Annual Data $0$430K
Bonus $1,004 - $97,030
Profit Sharing $4,932 - $81,094
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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$99,824 - $430,671
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 274

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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: $249,187

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

Surpassing the national average by 14 percent, Emergency Room Doctors in Dallas receive some of the highest pay in the country. Emergency Room Doctors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+13 percent), Kansas City (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Denver (+6 percent). Compared to the national average, Omaha Emergency Room Doctors have considerably lower salaries, 21 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include New York (20 percent lower) and San Diego (18 percent lower).

Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER)?

Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) in Madurai:
Pros: I like to be a doctor.i want to earn a huge salary.
Cons: I am not able to earn more in my job.

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

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
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

▲14%

▲9%

National Average
$249,000

▼1%

▼14%

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


National Average
$249,000

Emergency Room (ER)
▼26%

Emergency/Trauma
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 30%
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