Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Salary

Salaries for Pulmonary Physicians in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($245K) per year. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Male Pulmonary Physicians are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction for Pulmonary Physicians is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$127,500 - $352,775
(Median)
$130K
$250K
$350K
MEDIAN: $245,007
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$127,500 - $352,775  
   
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$0.00 - $40,268  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$138,009 - $361,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine

  • 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.
  • Examine patients to diagnose and treat ailments and disorders relating to the lungs.
  • Prescribe medications, inhalers, oxygen therapy, or mechanical ventilation.

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Pulmonary Physicians only report a few specific skills. Sleep Medicine and Critical Care are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Critical Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $237K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience report earning less ($208K) on average. Pulmonary Physicians bring in $251K after working for 10 to 20 years. Pulmonary Physicians who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $271K.

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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$253,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Salaries

Sleep Medicine
up arrow 18%

National Average
$253,000

Critical Care
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%
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