Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salary (United States)

A Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) earns an average salary of $199,564 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. 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. A skill in Emergency Medicine is associated with high pay for this job.
Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salary (?
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$91,704 - $300,924
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MEDIAN: $199,564
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Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salary (?
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$77.80 - $200.27
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MEDIAN: $143.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$130K$260K$390K
Salary
$91,704 - $300,924  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $49,188  
Profit Sharing
$2,061 - $96,354  
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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$100,611 - $387,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 768
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$77.80 - $200.27  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $210.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $49,188  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,061 - $96,354  
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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$100,611 - $387,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 402
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER)

Emergency room doctors use their medical tools and training to assist patients in need of acute, life-saving care. These physicians must think and act quickly to diagnose and treat patients, providing cardiac life support, trauma care, and other actions that help patients in life-threatening scenarios.
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Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Tasks
  • They need to be capable of diagnosing and caring for all types of patients, regardless of age and type of problem.
  • Diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment of diseases and injuries to patients in the emergency room.

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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.

Pay Difference By Location

Austin
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Phoenix
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Chicago
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San Antonio
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National Average
$237,000
Dallas
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Atlanta
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Charlotte
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Orlando
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San Diego
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Minneapolis
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Seattle
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Los Angeles
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Boston
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Houston
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries

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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$237,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 22%