Physician / Doctor, Oncologist with Oncology Skills Salary

On average, Oncologists with Oncology skills earn six-figure salaries ($247K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$144,954 - $407,721
MEDIAN: $246,639

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$144,954 - $407,721  
$-0.49 - $59,598  
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$145,533 - $422,887  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 177
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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Oncologist

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

Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Six-figure salaries are not unusual for those just entering the occupation — survey respondents with less than five years' experience under their belts report receiving an average of $225K per year. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $268K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Oncologists with Oncology skills with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $312K.

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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Oncologist Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.


21 %
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 3%