The average pay for a Physician / Doctor, Neurologist is $178,382 per year. A skill in EMG is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Physician / Doctor, Neurologist Total Pay (?
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$79,148 - $296,254
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $178,382
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Physician / Doctor, Neurologist Total Pay (?
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$20.64 - $163.41
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MEDIAN: $91.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$79,148 - $296,254  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $55,369  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $34,110  
Commission
$433.50 - $55,429  
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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$82,263 - $313,778  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 607
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$20.64 - $163.41  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $248.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$0.00 - $55,369  
   
Commission
$433.50 - $55,429  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $34,110  
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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$82,263 - $313,778  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 607
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Neurologist
Neurologists are physicians who are responsible for all aspects of patients' neurological care, including examination, diagnosis, and referral. They service a wide variety of patients, including those with sleep disorders, spinal cord or central nervous system injuries, genetic abnormalities, and neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s or multiple sclerosis. Neurologists treat established neurological patients by prescribing drugs or treatments and other therapies such as diet and lifestyle changes. Typically, they receive referrals from non-specialist physicians or emergency room personnel to make a diagnoses and provide patient treatment for neurological issues. Often, neurologists sub-specialize into a specific area of expertise. In these cases, they will be primarily responsible only for issues related to that particular area of expertise (such as multiple sclerosis) and refer and communicate other issues back to the patient’s primary care physician for treatment.
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Physician / Doctor, Neurologist Tasks
  • Provide patient-specific treatment plans and interventions to manage and treat conditions.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic images and tests to diagnose neurological conditions.
  • Examine and investigate potential neurological conditions in patients.
  • Advise patients and families about conditions, treatments, prognosis, and side effects.
Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Neurologist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Houston
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$189,000
New York
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Neurologist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$189,000

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Neurologist Salaries

EMG
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National Average
$189,000
Neurology Clinic
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 105 votes.
Gender
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 9%
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