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

Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $231K) surpassing six figures annually. Total cash compensation to Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills approaches anywhere from $150K on the lower end to $434K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $74K from bonuses and upwards of $99K from profit sharing. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$112,419 - $359,908
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$110K
$230K
$360K
MEDIAN: $231,347
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$99.42 - $215.40
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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 (?
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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.


For Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $255K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $263K. Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills see a median salary of $287K after reaching one to two decades on the job. As Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $300K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $269,956

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

For those looking to make money, Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills in Houston enjoy an exceptional 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). Location significantly influences compensation, with Baltimore Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills earning much less — 25 percent less — than the national average. 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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