Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist Salary

Wages for Nephrologists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($193K) per year. Most Nephrologists report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Nephrologists survey respondents are men (70 percent). A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$124,995 - $259,763

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$147,501 - $306,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist

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


Nephrologists do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries can reach six figures almost right off the bat; beginning workers who have less than five years' experience bring in a median of $190K per year. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $205K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Nephrologists with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $233K.

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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Nephrologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$196,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 13%
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