Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease is $160,279 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease Salary (?
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$100,802 - $222,426
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$100,802 - $222,426  
   
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$103,214 - $238,511  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease

Infectious disease physicians/doctors are responsible for treating patients with infectious diseases on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of providing excellent patient care, as well as providing solutions to infectious illnesses and helping stop them from spreading to other individuals. They must be able to effectively explain disease-related information and treatment options to patient and their families. Infectious disease doctors recognize, evaluate, and make recommendations to control and/or prevent the transmission of infections. Some of their main responsibilities include providing diagnoses, ordering tests as needed, and prescribing medicine as required.
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Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease Tasks
  • Examine patients, order tests and analyze data to diagnose cause of illness; prescribe treatment.
  • Meet with patients to gather and review medical history.
  • Treat and protect against infectious diseases, especially antibiotic resistant organisms and infectious diseases contracted during international travel.
  • Prescribe measures to prevent contraction of infectious diseases, including vaccinating and counseling patients and family members on various prevention measures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease

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

Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease Salaries

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Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$169,000
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Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 13%
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