The average salary for a Physician / Doctor, Sports Medicine is $185,112 per year. 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. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$60,136 - $252,211
MEDIAN: $185,112

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$60,136 - $252,211  
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$60,405 - $255,480  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Sports Medicine

A physician/doctor in sports medicine is a health care professional who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and conditions related to athletic activity. Doctors in sports medicine may be presented with injuries incurred in singular accidents or mishaps, or more vague aches and pains which can deter performance or prevent participation. They then take whatever corrective actions are medically necessary, which may include bracing, medicine, or even surgical approaches.


Physician / Doctor, Sports Medicine Tasks

  • Offer specialized treatment for joint, muscle, and bone issues.
  • Diagnose and treat injuries from athletic activities.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Sports Medicine

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

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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Sports Medicine Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


44 %
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%