Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease Salary

Infectious Disease Physicians enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($178K) annually in the United States. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Infectious Disease Physicians report high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Infectious Disease Physicians making up 58 percent of survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$116,350 - $242,884
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MEDIAN: $177,665
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$0$254K
Salary $116,350 - $242,884
Bonus $0.00 - $56,500
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$118,783 - $254,042
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86
Hourly Data $0$125
Hourly Rate $98.26
Annual Data $0$254K
Bonus $0.00 - $56,500
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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$118,783 - $254,042
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease

Infectious disease physicians/doctors are responsible for treating patients with infectious diseases on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of providing excellent patient care, as well as providing solutions to infectious illnesses and helping stop them from spreading to other individuals. They must be able to effectively explain disease-related information and treatment options to patient and their families. Infectious disease doctors recognize, evaluate, and make recommendations to control and/or prevent the transmission of infections. Some of their main responsibilities include providing diagnoses, ordering tests as needed, and prescribing medicine as required.

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Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease Tasks

  • Treat and protect against infectious diseases, especially antibiotic resistant organisms and infectious diseases contracted during international travel.
  • Prescribe measures to prevent contraction of infectious diseases, including vaccinating and counseling patients and family members on various prevention measures.
  • Examine patients, order tests and analyze data to diagnose cause of illness; prescribe treatment.
  • Meet with patients to gather and review medical history.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $169,000 based on 49 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $178,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $197,000 based on 25 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $211,000 based on 21 salaries.

Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$182,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 11%
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