Physician / Doctor, Oncologist Salary (United States)

A Physician / Doctor, Oncologist earns an average salary of $217,726 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Hematology is associated with high pay for this job.
Physician / Doctor, Oncologist Total Pay (?
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$99,307 - $372,488
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MEDIAN: $217,725
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Physician / Doctor, Oncologist Total Pay (?
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$44.49 - $252.83
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MEDIAN: $124.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$99,307 - $372,488  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,201  
Profit Sharing
$5,781 - $123,650  
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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$101,010 - $403,839  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 471
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$44.49 - $252.83  
   
Overtime
$22.00 - $117.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,201  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,781 - $123,650  
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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$101,010 - $403,839  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 471
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Oncologist

  • Provide treatment plans that take into account the nature of the cancer, the patients' wishes and best medical options.
  • Recommend changes to diet, exercise, and other factors to reduce cancer risks or side effects of treatment.
  • Examine patients, images, and laboratory results to diagnose and recommend treatments for cancer.
  • Track progress and health of patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Oncologist

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

Pay Difference By Location

Cleveland
up arrow 19%
Seattle
up arrow 10%
Atlanta
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National Average
$230,000
New York
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Los Angeles
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Boston
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Chicago
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Oncologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$230,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Oncologist Salaries

Hematology
up arrow 57%
National Average
$230,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 6%
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