Physician / Doctor, Radiologist Salary

Compensation for Radiologists in the United States is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($295K). Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the vast majority of Radiologists (80 percent) who took the survey. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$100,979 - $453,183
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MEDIAN: $295,139
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$0$460K
Salary $100,979 - $453,183
Bonus $827 - $96,678
Profit Sharing $25,000
Total Pay (?
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$98,968 - $460,527
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 453
Hourly Data $0$271
Hourly Rate $14.95 - $193.96
Overtime $5.30 - $271.48
Annual Data $0$460K
Bonus $827 - $96,678
Profit Sharing $25,000
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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$98,968 - $460,527
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Radiologist

A doctor who works with X-rays and a variety of medical imaging equipment is a radiologist. Radiologists specialize in analyzing the medical images of patients and making primary recommendations for initial treatment to the care physicians. While hospitals and clinics typically employ doctors who specialize in this area, there are also specialized radiology and imaging clinics that employ individuals for this position.

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Physician / Doctor, Radiologist Tasks

  • Interpret images generated by an x-ray, MRI, or other machine that use radiation to create an image
  • Direct radiology technicians on what methods and positions the test requires.
  • Inform patients undergoing testing about procedures, risks, and benefits.
  • Consult with other physicians to develop a diagnosis for the patient.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Radiologist

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Radiologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Radiologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $259,000 based on 267 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Radiologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $293,000 based on 135 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Radiologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $331,000 based on 136 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Radiologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $326,000 based on 66 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $295,268

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Radiologists, working in the bustling city of Orlando has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Radiologists will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+26 percent), Dallas (+10 percent), Denver (+8 percent), and Philadelphia (+2 percent). In Cleveland, salaries are 13 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Washington and Chicago are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 9 percent less than the median.

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Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Radiologist

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Radiologist Salaries

▲12%

▲10%

National Average
$295,000

▼1%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Radiologist Salaries

Nuclear Medicine
▲19%

▲3%

Neuroradiology
▲3%


Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
▼0%

National Average
$295,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 14%
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