A Physician / Doctor, Oncologist earns an average salary of $207,978 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Hematology is associated with high pay for this job.
Physician / Doctor, Oncologist Total Pay (?
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$98,082 - $360,976
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $207,978
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Physician / Doctor, Oncologist Total Pay (?
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$44.34 - $253.42
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MEDIAN: $128.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$98,082 - $360,976  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,164  
Profit Sharing
$5,847 - $121,641  
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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$99,630 - $394,263  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 484
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$44.34 - $253.42  
   
Overtime
$21.62 - $118.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,164  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,847 - $121,641  
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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$99,630 - $394,263  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 484
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Oncologist
  • Provide treatment plans that take into account the nature of the cancer, the patients' wishes and best medical options.
  • Recommend changes to diet, exercise, and other factors to reduce cancer risks or side effects of treatment.
  • Examine patients, images, and laboratory results to diagnose and recommend treatments for cancer.
  • Track progress and health of patients.
Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Oncologist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Cleveland
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Atlanta
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National Average
$226,000
Boston
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Chicago
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New York
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Los Angeles
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Oncologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$226,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Oncologist Salaries

Hematology
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National Average
$226,000
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 86 votes.
Gender
Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 6%
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