Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) with Emergency Medicine Skills Salary

Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $226K per year on average. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although a fair number have medical coverage and a little over a half have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$102,277 - $353,533
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MEDIAN: $225,932
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$94.11 - $242.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Salary
$102,277 - $353,533  
   
Bonus
$5,057 - $100,481  
Profit Sharing
$42,000  
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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$126,088 - $459,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$94.11 - $242.60  
   
Overtime
$30.41 - $253.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$5,057 - $100,481  
   
Profit Sharing
$42,000  
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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$126,088 - $459,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155

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

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


Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $246K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $275K. Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $294K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $303K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $277,298

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

Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 27 percent. Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+20 percent), Chicago (+16 percent), Houston (+15 percent), and Phoenix (+15 percent). Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills in New York earn salaries far below the national average by 21 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers in Honolulu and Miami also lean toward paying below-median salaries (19 percent lower and 17 percent lower, respectively).

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$277,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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