Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salary (United States)

A Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) earns an average salary of $198,539 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Emergency Medicine is associated with high pay for this job.
Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Total Pay (?
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$92,613 - $300,048
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MEDIAN: $198,539
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Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Total Pay (?
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$79.53 - $198.22
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MEDIAN: $140
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National Salary Data

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$0$130K$260K$390K
Salary
$92,613 - $300,048  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $48,676  
Profit Sharing
$1,987 - $98,633  
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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$100,704 - $382,657  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,197
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$79.53 - $198.22  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $208.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $48,676  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,987 - $98,633  
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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$100,704 - $382,657  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,197
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER)
Emergency room doctors use their medical tools and training to assist patients in need of acute, life-saving care. These physicians must think and act quickly to diagnose and treat patients, providing cardiac life support, trauma care, and other actions that help patients in life-threatening scenarios.
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Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Tasks
  • They need to be capable of diagnosing and caring for all types of patients, regardless of age and type of problem.
  • Diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment of diseases and injuries to patients in the emergency room.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Austin
up arrow 29%
Phoenix
up arrow 22%
Dallas
up arrow 11%
San Antonio
up arrow 9%
Chicago
up arrow 7%
National Average
$234,000
San Diego
up arrow 1%
Atlanta
up arrow 3%
Portland
up arrow 7%
Orlando
up arrow 11%
Los Angeles
up arrow 12%
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Charlotte
up arrow 14%
Seattle
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Houston
up arrow 23%
Boston
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$234,000

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries

National Average
$234,000
Family Practice
up arrow 11%
Pediatrics
up arrow 36%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 22%
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