Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist Salary

An average Nephrologist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $199K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Male Nephrologists are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 52 percent of the field. For the most part, Nephrologists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$139,061 - $300,858
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MEDIAN: $198,506
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$139,061 - $300,858  
   
Bonus
$4,932 - $51,755  
Profit Sharing
$19,000  
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$136,161 - $310,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 136

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist

Physicians/doctors provide medical services and treatments to patients and also request tests and follow-ups, prescribe medications, conduct x-rays, make referrals when necessary, and more. They are responsible for ensuring that patients receive the proper care, and bookkeeping skills are also helpful in this position to maintain records and documentation.

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Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist Tasks

  • Manage care for patients with a broad spectrum of complex kidney diseases.
  • Evaluate and diagnose patients with renal issues and craft safe and effective care plans.
  • Take accurate readings and measurements of patients and accurately document test results.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $186,000 based on 74 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $204,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $229,000 based on 29 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $267,000 based on 25 salaries.

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Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$200,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist Salaries

▲3%

National Average
$200,000

transplant
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 7%
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