Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) with Emergency Medicine Skills Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills , with median pay hovering around $228K per year. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Male Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Although approximately one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Most Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$102,689 - $358,120
(Median)
$100K
$230K
$360K
MEDIAN: $228,198
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$90.00 - $245.15
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$90
$170
$250
MEDIAN: $166.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Salary
$102,689 - $358,120  
   
Bonus
$5,000 - $100,018  
Profit Sharing
$42,000  
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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$127,918 - $460,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$90.00 - $245.15  
   
Overtime
$24.24 - $251.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$5,000 - $100,018  
   
Profit Sharing
$42,000  
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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$127,918 - $460,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 149
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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.


Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $246K on average, a generous six-figure sum for those just starting out. Emergency Room Doctors with Emergency Medicine skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $297K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Emergency Room Doctor with more than 20 years of experience can earn $324K on average.

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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$274,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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