Physician / Doctor, Palliative Care Salary

The average pay for a Physician / Doctor, Palliative Care is $184,275 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

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$7,660 - $39,149  
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$144,144 - $221,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Palliative Care

Physicians/doctors in palliative care work primarily at hospitals or run their own practice, and specialize in medical care for people with a serious or chronic illness. Their job is to provide relief from the associated symptoms and alleviate their patients' physical and emotional pain to improve their quality of life. They also work with their patients' families to alleviate stress.

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Physician / Doctor, Palliative Care Tasks

  • Examine and evaluate patients.
  • Meet with patients or caregivers in homes and medical settings.
  • Assist patients, family members and caregiver in end of life decisions.
  • Prescribe medication and treatments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Palliative Care

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Palliative Care has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Palliative Care with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $184,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Palliative Care with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $195,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Palliative Care which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $196,000 based on 19 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Palliative Care with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $190,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Palliative Care

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Palliative Care Salaries

Mid-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲5%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$187,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%