Entry-Level Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salary (United States)

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Entry-Level ER Doctors , with pay typically hovering around $211,501 per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.
Entry-Level Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salary (?
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$59,717 - $294,442
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $194,325
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Entry-Level Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salary (?
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$59.43 - $194.81
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MEDIAN: $139.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$130K$260K$390K
Salary
$59,717 - $294,442  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,950  
Profit Sharing
$2,061 - $96,354  
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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$84,231 - $366,982  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 433
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$59.43 - $194.81  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $203.61  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,950  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,061 - $96,354  
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).
)
$84,231 - $366,982  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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San Diego
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National Average
$212,000
Charlotte
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New York
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Dallas
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Houston
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Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level ER Doctors, 18 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level ER Doctors will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+5 percent). Falling short of the national average by 18 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Seattle. Employers pay around -16 percent in Houston and -8 percent in Dallas, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 18%
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