Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Salary

Compensation for Pulmonary Physicians in the United States is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($251K). Geographic location and years of experience 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. Job satisfaction for Pulmonary Physicians is extremely high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$160,000 - $371,317
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MEDIAN: $251,423
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Salary $160,000 - $371,317
Bonus $618 - $116,350
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$155,530 - $377,020
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 124

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine

Physicians/doctors in pulmonary medicine are responsible for performing medical procedures and consultations for patients with pulmonary illnesses. They must assist patients using advanced technology and interpret a variety of symptoms and lab results, and may also perform surgical procedures as necessary.

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Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Tasks

  • Examine patients to diagnose and treat ailments and disorders relating to the lungs.
  • Prescribe medications, inhalers, oxygen therapy, or mechanical ventilation.
  • Perform procedures to test and understand pulmonary function and the factors affecting it.
  • Recommend changes to diet, exercise, and home to reduce allergies, improve oxygenation and other concerns.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $234,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $265,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $272,000 based on 32 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $262,000 based on 19 salaries.

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Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$255,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Salaries

Sleep Medicine
▲22%

▲11%

National Average
$255,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 7%
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