Physician / Doctor, Obstetrician Salary

Obstetricians enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($200K) annually in the United States. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Obstetricians survey participants are more prevalent than men — 66 percent of professionals. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$100,899 - $298,373
(Median)
$100K
$200K
$300K
MEDIAN: $200,200
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$12.82 - $152.05
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$80
$150
MEDIAN: $80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$100,899 - $298,373  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,695  
Total Pay (?
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$97,305 - $302,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 256
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$12.82 - $152.05  
   
Overtime
$58.96 - $99.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,695  
   
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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$97,305 - $302,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Obstetrician

A physician/doctor, obstetrician is a specialist trained in the care of women in pregnancy and the delivery of children. This doctor typically will be fully trained in all areas of women's reproductive health. As such, many obstetricians serve as licensed gynecologists as well. In the primary role of obstetrician, however, he or she will be the guide for expectant mothers through childbirth and the time immediately following that.

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Physician / Doctor, Obstetrician Tasks

  • Suggest opportunities for improving fertility, reducing sexually transmitted diseases and preventative care.
  • Perform fetal and mother healthcare, including ultrasounds, interventions, and delivery.
  • Examine female patients for reproductive healthcare, particularly annual pelvic and breast exams.
  • Document patient diagnoses and treatments with appropriate diagnostic codes.

Common Career Paths for Physician / Doctor, Obstetrician


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As Obstetricians make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Obstetrician or Gynecologist position pays around the same amount as the Obstetrician job on average. Obstetricians most often advance into OB/GYN and Obstetrician or Gynecologist positions even though the median salaries are $11K lower and $24K lower, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Obstetrician

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


For many Obstetricians, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average inexperienced employee pulls down a cushy six-figure sum; the median salary for people claiming fewer than five years of experience is $185K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $233K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $237K on average.

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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Obstetrician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$202,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 7%
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