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

Compensation for Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($231K). Total incomes of Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $74K from bonuses and close to $99K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $150K and $434K. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$112,419 - $359,908
(Median)
$110K
$230K
$360K
MEDIAN: $231,347
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$99.42 - $215.40
(Median)
$99
$150
$220
MEDIAN: $152.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$150K$300K$450K
Salary
$112,419 - $359,908  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $74,102  
Profit Sharing
$4,883 - $98,633  
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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$149,947 - $433,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 360
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$99.42 - $215.40  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $233.61  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Bonus
$0.00 - $74,102  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,883 - $98,633  
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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$149,947 - $433,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $255K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $263K. Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills bring in $287K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Emergency Room Doctor with more than 20 years of experience can earn $300K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $269,956

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

For Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills will also find cushy salaries in Columbus (+23 percent), Phoenix (+18 percent), Indianapolis (+12 percent), and Austin (+11 percent). Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills in Baltimore earn salaries far below the national average by 25 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include New York (18 percent lower) and Seattle (11 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$270,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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