A Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) earns an average salary of $195,744 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, 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) Total Pay (?
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$86,747 - $294,953
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $195,744
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Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Total Pay (?
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$78.45 - $197.59
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MEDIAN: $137.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$130K$260K$390K
Salary
$86,747 - $294,953  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $44,544  
Profit Sharing
$1,919 - $99,666  
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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$99,711 - $374,190  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,269
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$78.45 - $197.59  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $206.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $44,544  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,919 - $99,666  
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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$99,711 - $374,190  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,269
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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.
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
up arrow 36%
Denver
up arrow 29%
Kansas City
up arrow 24%
Phoenix
up arrow 19%
Chicago
up arrow 8%
National Average
$226,000
Orlando
up arrow 3%
Philadelphia
up arrow 5%
Charlotte
up arrow 10%
Omaha
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Dallas
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Seattle
up arrow 15%
Atlanta
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Houston
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%
Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$226,000

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries

National Average
$226,000
Family Practice
up arrow 8%
Pediatrics
up arrow 34%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 22%
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