Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Salary

On average, Pulmonary Physicians in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($249K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Pulmonary Physicians largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Nearly all enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Pulmonary Physicians survey respondents are men (71 percent). Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$151,521 - $377,994
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MEDIAN: $248,935
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$151,521 - $377,994  
   
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$608 - $118,359  
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$150,382 - $381,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 117

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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
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$251,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Salaries

Sleep Medicine
▲24%

▲13%

National Average
$251,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 9%
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