Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Salary

Pulmonary Physicians in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $251K annually. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Pulmonary Physicians who answered the questionnnaire. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. Almost all enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$149,499 - $378,859
$150K
$250K
$380K
MEDIAN: $251,233
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$149,499 - $378,859  
   
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$30,000  
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$144,842 - $380,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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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

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $234K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $265K. On average, Pulmonary Physicians make $272K following one to two decades on the job. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $262K.

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Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲5%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$251,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Salaries

Sleep Medicine
▲24%

▲12%

National Average
$251,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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