Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist Salary (United States)

A Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist earns an average salary of $200,928 per year. A skill in Dermatology is associated with high pay for this job.
Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist Salary (?
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$85,994 - $302,125
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $200,928
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Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist Salary (?
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$10.26 - $128.22
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MEDIAN: $64.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$85,994 - $302,125  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $72,265  
Profit Sharing
$618 - $25,342  
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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$79,318 - $313,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $128.22  
   
Overtime
$10.17 - $98.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $72,265  
   
Profit Sharing
$618 - $25,342  
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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$79,318 - $313,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist

A dermatologist's main priority is the treatment and well-being of his or her patients. He or he must be capable of interviewing and examining patients to identify, rule out, and diagnose various conditions. A dermatologist must be able to routinely perform treatments such as the removal of lesions, laser treatment, and biopsies. He or she must also prescribe medications, interventions, and behavioral changes to help reduce or eliminate symptoms. A dermatologist must be able to work with all types of patients, from young children to the elderly. Daily activities may range from treating an individual with skin cancer to assisting a patient with a cosmetic procedure.
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Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist Tasks
  • Participate in department and organization meetings, policy development and projects.
  • Consult with patients, make diagnoses and amend the electronic health record.
  • Explain, perform and evaluate procedures and treatments.
  • Read current literature and understand interactions between drugs and conditions.
  • Prescribe medications, interventions, and behavioral changes to reduce or eliminate symptoms.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist

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

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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Chicago
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New York
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National Average
$203,000
Los Angeles
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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$203,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 14%